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UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
BOARD OF VISITORS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ATHLETICS COMMITTEE
May 30, 1998
9:15 - 10:30 a.m., East Oval Room, The Rotunda


I. REPORTS BY THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS

A. ALCOHOL TASK FORCE - As discussed at the January 23, 1998 meeting of the Board of Visitors, alcohol abuse is the number one public health hazard for students at the University of Virginia. To address this problem, the University-Wide Task Force on Alcohol Abuse was appointed by President Casteen to study the complex issues involved and to develop a specific plan for dealing with alcohol abuse at the University of Virginia. This report will describe the final recommendations of the Task Force.

B. SUMMER HONOR TRIALS -- The Honor Committee will be conducting trials this summer. This change will help the Committee work through on-going cases and improve service to students. This report will describe how the summer trials will be conducted.

C. FRATERNITY AND SORORITY RUSH -- The Dean of Students will report on the decision to schedule fraternity and sorority rush near the beginning of the spring semester. This decision has important implications for first year student programming and activities.

D. ORIENTATION TASK FORCE -- Earlier this year, the Vice President for Student Affairs appointed a Task Force to review the University's orientation program. The charge to this Task Force was to review orientation programs at peer institutions and make recommendations on ways to improve the University's program. This report will highlight the recommendations of the Orientation Task Force.

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