The name of this organization shall be the Class of 1968 of Mount Holyoke College.
The purpose shall be: (1) to promote sustained interest in and support of the College; (2) to preserve the unity and fellowship of the class.
Section 1. Members. Any graduate or non-graduate (who attended the College for at least one year, and others on written request to the Alumnae Office) of the class year, whose name and address are on record, is a member unless she notifies the Class Secretary to the contrary.
Section 2. Honorary Members. Honorary members of the class elected before graduation shall continue as honorary members. Other honorary members may be elected at a class meeting by a two-thirds vote of those members present and voting.
Section 3. Dues. Dues may be levied by vote of the class.
Section 1. Officers. The officers shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary/ Scribe, Treasurer, Agent and such others as the class may vote to include.
Section 2. Elections.
Section 3. Duties. In addition to the usual duties pertaining to the above offices, the following special duties shall pertain:
Section 1. Executive Committee. The executive committee shall consist of the officers, and shall act on the affairs of the organization in the interim between meetings. A majority shall constitute a quorum.
Section 2. Nominating Committee. The nominating committee shall consist of five members: three elected by the class and two appointed by the President, who shall also appoint one member as chairman. They shall prepare a slate of nominees beginning with the fifth reunion.
Section 3. Reunion Committees. The Reunion Chairman shall be appointed by the President in consultation with the executive committee and shall in turn appoint her own committee chairmen.
Section 4. Other Committees. Other committees may be established by vote of the class, which shall also designate their composition.
Section 5. Vacancies. Any vacancies may be filled by the President with the approval of the executive committee.
Section 1. Regular Meetings. A regular meeting shall be held at every reunion of the class. The number present at any regular class meeting shall constitute a quorum.
Section 2. "Meetings by Mail". Questions initiated by the executive committee may be voted on by mail and/or electronically. The number of ballots returned within the time indicated on the ballot shall constitute a quorum.
"Robert's Rules of Order, Revised" shall be the parliamentary authority.
Upon dissolution of this organization or the winding up of its affairs, the assets shall be distributed exclusively to (a) the Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College located in South Hadley, Massachusetts, for its general purposes, or (b) if said Association for any reason does not qualify under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, then to the trustees of Mount Holyoke College, a Massachusetts educational corporation located in South Hadley, for its general purpose, or (c) if said trustees of Mount Holyoke College for any reason does not then qualify under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, then to any charitable, religious, scientific, literary, or educational organization which would qualify under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and its regulations as they now exist or as they hereafter be amended.
These bylaws may be amended at any meeting by a two-thirds vote of those present and voting, provided the proposed changes have been included in the notice of said meeting.
Mount Holyoke College Class of 1968
Copyright © 2023 MHC1968 - All Rights Reserved.