"In any student election … the objective … is to have a high participation rate," Dr. Vincent June, GPC's Vice President for Student Affairs, said.
However, the guidelines and regulations in place for SGA and Homecoming Court have the effect of making elections at GPC
a low-information, low-turnout affair.
Candidates, among other restrictions, are barred from campaigning once voting commences.
"This administration did not develop these rules," June
Still, the rules continue to be applied to current students.
addressed this topic in an email to The Collegian
"Discouraging students from mudslinging does not infringe on the free speech right of students," he
told The Collegian
that the rules will be up for review at the beginning of the next fiscal year.
"We really need to make a concerted effort to go back to the table and review," he
Dean of student services at the Alpharetta campus Frank Nash concurred with Dr. June