The increasing student-faculty ratio continues to raise concerns about the quality of instruction students receive in the classroom. The student-faculty ratio has gone up from 18:1 to 24:1 since 1996. “The impact of faculty on [...]
As Tech’s budget comes to the legislature, the student-to-faculty ratio (SFR) is one of the key areas of focus on. “It’s an important theme to us,” said Executive Director of Institute Budget and Planning Jim [...]
As the fiscal year begins to wrap up, the Institute Budget Planning & Administration Department will receive the final word from the Board of Regents on what the tuition for the next year will be. [...]
Details surrounding the recent disciplinary sanctions to the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity (ATΩ) were released earlier last week. ATΩ, which was placed on disciplinary probation toward the end of January 2013, was being investigated by [...]
Earlier last weekend, Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) hosted its annual Penn State Dance Marathon (THON). Essentially, it’s a 46-hour dance marathon that raises money for children with cancer, where the participants in the marathon [...]
A six dollar increase to the mandatory student health fee may be underway for next year. The Mandatory Student Fee Advisory Committee (MSFAC) recently recommended this increase, pending approval from the Institute President G.P. “Bud” [...]
The Undergraduate House of Representatives (UHR) passed an amendment to its bylaws last week that would promote the separation of powers between the executive branch of SGA and UHR, the legislative branch.
Golf Club Facility Funding The Golf Club submitted a bill requesting $11,420, including $10,920 to pay for the use of a new practice location for the next two semesters. A similar amount was passed last [...]
The financial administration of all Tier III Sports Clubs has been given to the Student Organizations Finance Office (SOFO), according to a memo from the student body presidents released on Monday, April 9.
Fresh Direction MOVE (Mobilizing Opportunities for Volunteer Experiences) and Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) have teamed up to create an event designed to foster leadership and service for freshmen, entitled Fresh Direction. The organizations requested funds [...]
Triathlon Club The Triathlon Club submitted a bill to the to request funding for a new coach for the women’s triathlon team. The organization plans to raise money through percentage nights at different Atlanta restaurants [...]
GT Gamefest The Association of Computing Machinery is hosting the Georgia Tech Game Night, an all-night event featuring live video-game tournaments, such as League of Legends, Halo, Starcraft and Battlefield 3, food and prizes. The [...]
Over the past week, the issue of whether SGA should attempt to get a student representative on the Board of Regents has generated debate between the undergraduate presidential campaigns of Hunter Hammond and Eran Mordel. [...]
The two undergraduate student body presidential candidates, Hunter Hammond and Eran Mordel, and their running mates, Kia Andrews and Amit Khanduri, participated in a Tuesday morning debate over a variety of campus issues as voters [...]
UHR completed its budget discussions and passed its final version of the budget to the conference committee on Tuesday. This week, discussions centered primarily on Tier III cultural and special interest organizations. Representatives examined each [...]
The SGA Joint Committee on Fiscal Responsibility (JCFR) released a report auditing the Tier III sports clubs accounts maintained by the CRC, stating that “the CRC is not following consistent and quality accounting procedures” with a $7600 discrepancy between the records of SGA and the CRC.