The Student Senate is a body of students who act as representatives in voicing the concerns of the undergraduate community at Lehigh University.
The Senate is comprised of 45 Members from all of the university’s living groups: Fraternities, Sororities, On-Campus, Off-Campus, and First-Year students. The seats are divided up proportionally to best represent the undergraduate population by affiliation and living groups.
The Senate is divided into a number of different sub-groups. There are three standing committees: Public Relations, Allocations, and Club Affairs.
In the beginning of each academic year, the full Senate also recognizes CLIP committees. These committees are organized for the entirety of the school year and have specific goals. The nature of these committees changes every year to deal with the changing climate and concerns at Lehigh.
Senate also has the power to create ad-hoc committees to deal with temporary issues as they arise throughout the year. Ad-Hoc committees can be formed and disbanded on an as-needed basis.
The Senate Executive Board is responsible for managing and directing all of these groups and the Senate as a whole in completing its mission. The Executive Board consists of the President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Parliamentarian.