HARVARD EXTENSION STUDENT ASSOCIATION
HESA Constitution and By-Laws Ratified on March 29, 2017
Preface to the Proposed Permanent Constitution and By‐Laws
This Constitution and By-Laws of the Harvard Extension Student Association is a sum of three constituent parts.
The Constitution sets forth the fundamental principles governing the operation of the Harvard Extension Student Association. The Constitution expands upon the mission in defining the purpose of the Association. It further addresses fundamental concerns of membership, elections, meetings and certain duties.
Together, the Constitution, By-Laws and Extension School Policy for Student Groups are meant to be founding documents with timeless tenets and provisions that follow the Harvard Policy for Independent Student Organizations. Alteration to either would require popular support as outlined herein.
The By-Laws, meanwhile, might be more easily amended. The By-Laws herein outline a more detailed approach to operating and conducting the business of the Harvard Extension Student Association.
As the Harvard Extension School and its student body change, the needs and actions of its representative body must have the versatility to conform.
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