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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1993 - Academics. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 19, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19121/show/19076.

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Transcript Student Fights To Be Heard By Board Of Regents A student fought to have bill that gave the student regent a the board members who are aphis vote and his voice 15-minute period to address stu- pointed by the governor, Rhodes heard in an arena of top dent issues at board meetings, said, university directors. Rhodes said. He said even though he Mitch Rhodes, a senior The bill stipulated if the doesn't expect to get the voting mathematics major and member meting's agenda did not include privilege during his term, he of the Board of Regents, initiated an issue that concerns students, wanted to take steps that would steps to gain speaking and voting the student regent would not use give future student regent the vote rights at the board's meeting. The the allocated speaking time, and the voice he didn't have, board oversees all decisions for Rhodes said a student regent Laws that needed to be UH's five campuses. could abuse a speaking privilege changed or additions that needed The Student Regent, a po- by discussing topics that did not to be made to Texas law could be sition created by the Students' As- directly affect students. prepared as early as April, ac- sociation in the spring of 1991, He said when SA members cording to Rhodes, attended the board's meeting and asked UH President James Rhodes said he planned to reported back to the Students' As- Pickering to sign the bill, inform state officials who were sociation, Rhodes said. "Student Pickering told them he did not UH alumni about the proposal to regent is a puppet position that have the authority. Pickering ad- give the UH student regent voting doesn't have a lot of power," he vised members of SA to present rights. "By getting the support of said. the bill to Alexander Schilt, chan- senators and legislators, who will Rhodes said that speaking cellor of the Board of Regents. fight for UH, we can get the vote," and voting privileges at board Rhodes said he planned to he said. -Karen Snelling meetings would allow the student meet with Schilt to present the regent to express students' gen- bill. eral opinions and concerns to the The state legislature must Board of Regents. approve a student regent's voting At the beginning of the se- right because a voting privilege mester, SA wrote and approved a gave a student the power equal to Mitch Rhodes said even though he doesn't expect to get the voting privilege during his term, he wanted to take steps that would give future student regents the vote and the voice he didn't have. 320 ••• Academics