Manual of General Policy
ARTICLE VII STUDENT AFFAIRS AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS > Policy 7.156 Student Government - Stipends :
Policy 7.156 Student Government - Stipends
[T]he Board of Trustees of The City University of New York [shall] adopt the following amended policy on the payment of stipends to student leaders. The Board believes and intends that service as a student leader should be an educational experience. Recognizing the educational role of student leadership positions, the Board, while not encouraging the payment of stipends, believes some stipend payments to student leaders should be allowed within the parameters outlined below:
1. Stipend payments to student leaders shall be limited to two (2) years in the University, except:
a. A student leader elected to an office of the University Student Senate shall be allowed three (3) years of stipend payments, with no more than two (2) years of the payments as an officer of the University Student Senate.
b. A student who receives two (2) years of stipend payments as an undergraduate student leader, shall be permitted a third (3rd) year of stipend payments as a graduate student leader.
c. Co-chairs of the Doctoral Students' Council at The Graduate School and University Center shall be permitted a third (3rd) year of stipend payments as a graduate student leader.
2. The amount of stipend payments to student leaders shall be limited as follows:
a. College student leaders shall be limited to a maximum of $4,490 per year effective July 1, 2012 and $4,950 per year effective July 1, 2013 or no more than $2,245 per semester effective July 1, 2012 and $2,475 per semester effective July 1, 2013.
b. The Chairperson of the University Student Senate shall be limited to a maximum of $9,752 per year effective July 1, 2012 and $10,754 per year effective July 1, 2013 or no more than $4,876 per semester effective July 1, 2012 and $5,377 per semester effective July 1, 2013.
c. Vice-chairpersons of the University Student Senate shall be limited to a maximum of $5,686 per year effective July 1, 2012 and $6,270 per year effective July 1, 2013 or no more than $2,843 per semester effective July 1, 2012 and $3,135 per semester effective July 1, 2013.
d. Co-chairs of the Doctoral Students' Council at The Graduate School and University Center shall be limited to a maximum equal to the minimum salary for the title of Graduate Assistant B.
3. No student leader shall for the same period receive more than one stipend, or be an employee of or receive any other compensation from a student activity fee allocating body.
4. The Chancellor or his or her designee shall, every two years, review the schedule of stipend payments, and report to the Board on any adjustments he or she recommends as being appropriate, in relationship to any changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
(Board of Trustees Minutes,1983,04-25,7,B. Amended: Board of Trustees Minutes,1989,11-27,6,A; Board of Trustees Minutes,1994,02-22,7,A; Board of Trustees Minutes,1994,06-27,7,A; Board of Trustees Minutes,1996,05-28,8,A; Board of Trustees Minutes,1999,04-26,8,A; Board of Trustees Minutes,2002,02-25,8,A; Board of Trustees Minutes,2004,03-29,6,A; Board of Trustees Minutes,2012,06-25,7,C)