Fairness

marked by honesty and impartiality; free from self-interest, prejudice, and favoritism; conforming to established rules or regulations.

What makes for a fair student government?

  • Wide consultation on initiatives and plans, and the solicitation of diverse perspectives.
  • Respect for opposing viewpoints in debate, issue portrayal, and legislative creation.
  • Diligently observe the established procedures of governing documents.

Executive Board

  • Open, unbiased application processes for all appointed positions.
  • Acknowledge and provide credit to those who assist in the implementation of platform and policy initiatives.

Senate

  • Allow for free expression in senate or legislative body meetings.
  • Actively solicit all sides of the issue to present their perspective in debates.
  • Withhold judgement and decisions until all relevant information has been presented.

What has your student government done to embody fairness?

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