ARTICLE 1. NAME
Section 1. The name of this organization shall be THE KOREAN STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY CENTER OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK.
ARTICLE 2. PURPOSE
Section 1. The purpose of the Association is to increase the understanding of current related to Korea and the United States by exchanging views among the members, and to cultivate interdisciplinary interests through academic activities.
Section 1. The members of the Association are to be mainly composed of Korean Ph.D. students who are currently enrolled at the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York.
ARTICLE 4. ORGANIZATION
Section 1. The Representatives of the Association shall be composed of a President, a Vice-President, and a Secretary. The President shall represent the Association and he or she shall be responsible for organizational activities and financial transaction of the Association. The Vice President shall assist the president and assume the role of the President in his or her absence. The secretary shall be in charge of communication among the members.
Section 2. The Association shall hold the general meeting once each semester. At the meetings the President shall report on the general academic activities of the association. If necessary, a meeting may be called upon by the president or by written petition signed by no less than one tenth (1/10) of the members.
Section 3. The Representatives shall be elected at the General meeting of each spring semester. The candidates can be nominated by individual member’s voluntary move or by recommendations of other members. Those who have more than 50% votes of the members at the meeting shall be ratified as elected. The tenure of the Representatives shall be one academic year. The President cannot be reelected for the next term.
ARTICLE 5. ACTIVITY AND PUBLICATION
Section 1. The Association shall have a regular academic seminar once each and also the Representatives in agreement with one-tenth of the members (Public speaker may be invited for biannual or special academic events) may call a special academic seminar.
Section 2. The Association shall issue an annual publication for its activity reports and the academic essays by the members.
ARTICLE 6. AMENDMENTS
Section 1. Any proposed amendment to this constitution must be discussed and voted on at the general meeting. The proposed amendment will not be effective unless it has two-thirds of the votes of the members at the meeting.
Section 2. The constitution was first ratified on November 9, 1990 and revised and amended on November 29, 2001.