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EXECUTIVE ORDER W-10-001

WHEREAS, The Michigan Student Assembly, the legislative branch of the University of Michigan’s central student government, voted on March 9, 2010 to adopt Assembly Resolution W-10-017; AND
WHEREAS, Assembly Resolution W-10-017 accepted liability for a misplaced package delivered to the MSA Front Office by the United Parcel Service during the Winter 2009 Semester; AND
WHEREAS, The Michigan Student Assembly is a Michigan 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation; AND
WHEREAS, The Michigan Student Assembly provides a best-effort mail service to registered student organizations; AND
WHEREAS, The Assembly’s decision creates a precedent whereby the Michigan Student Assembly will be fully liable for any future stolen or misplaced parcels; NOW THEREFORE I, ABHISHEK MAHANTI, AS THE DULY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE MICHIGAN STUDENT ASSEMBLY AND BY THE POWER VESTED IN ME BY THE ALL-CAMPUS CONSTITUTION AND THE COMPILED CODE OF THE MICHIGAN STUDENT ASSEMBLY DO HEREBY ORDER THE FOLLOWING:
1. That all incoming packages postmarked or equivalent after March 9, 2010 shall not be accepted by the Michigan Student Assembly or any of its agents.
2. That a webstuff email will be sent within twenty-four (24) hours of the issuance of this order to all registered student groups informing them of this policy.
3. That this policy shall take effect immediately and shall only be revoked upon the Assembly’s successful adoption of a comprehensive liability management policy for student organization mailboxes.
IT IS SO ORDERED.

Abhishek Mahanti
President, Michigan Student Assembly