Mu Alpha Theta


Fall 2016 National Constitution Changes

Mu Alpha Theta on November 01, 2016

1) The first motion adds the word “age” to our discrimination clause for student members. 

2) The second motion moves West Virginia to Region 4 from Region 3 and adds Mexico, Central America, and South Asia to Region 2.

Changes are highlighted.

New wording in Article V, (4):
(4) No student shall be recommended for consideration that does not meet the minimum qualifications. Individual chapters may impose additional requirements; however, no student will be denied membership on account of race, religion, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, sexual preference, and/or physical disability.

New wording for regions:
Region 1: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Canada, the Far East, the Pacific Islands, and Western Europe.

Region 2: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Mexico, Central America, South America, the Middle East, and South Asia.

Region 3: Alabama, Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, and Eastern Europe.

Region 4: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia, the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, and Africa.”