University of Vermont

Goodrich Classical Club

Jan. 1, 1955
rev. Nov. 3, 1998

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE GOODRICH CLASSICAL CLUB

Article I. Name and purpose of the club.

Section 1. This club shall be called "The Goodrich Classical Club" in honor of John Ellsworth Goodrich, professor of Latin at the University of Vermont from 1881 to 1907.

Section 2. The purpose of the club shall be to promote the study of Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilizations at the University of Vermont; to foster understanding and appreciation of Greek and Roman culture, art, and literature; to cultivate camaraderie among all who share an interest in the Classics; in cooperation with the Department of Classics, to promote the study of classical languages among the students of Vermont high schools.

Article II. Membership.

Section 1. Membership in The Goodrich Classical Club shall be open to all full-time UVM students with an interest in the study of Greek and Roman language, culture, and history.

Section 2. Honorary members may be elected as the club shall direct.

Article III. Officers.

Section 1. The officers of the club shall be a president, a vice president, a secretary, a treasurer, and a master of ceremonies, all of whom shall be elected by a plurality vote of the members present at the meeting at which elections are held.

Section 2. Elections shall be held not less than one week before the annual Classics Department awards ceremony, at which ceremony their terms shall commence.

Section 3. The Executive Committee of The Goodrich Classical Club shall consist of the officers and the faculty adviser thereof.

Section 4. Vacancies in any office shall be filled in a special election to be held at the call of the Executive Committee.

Article IV. Meetings.

Section 1. There shall be at least one regular meeting of The Goodrich Classical Club each month.

Section 2. There shall be at least one activity meeting of The Goodrich Classical Club each month.

Section 3. Special meetings shall be held by vote of the club or at the call of the Executive Committee.

Article V. Amendments.

Amendments to this constitution may be made by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any regular meeting, provided that the substance of such amendments has been proposed and discussed at a previous meeting.

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