Category: Student Senate
The court is looking for justices for the spring semester.
Interim Director of Assessment Dr. David Neshiem, discussed the results of the previous year’s NSSE, the National Survey of Student Engagement to the Campus Activities Board, Student Senate, Faculty Advisors, and CAB representatives at the General Assembly, Tuesday.
Student Senate announced that the voter turnout for Homecoming was significantly better than last year, with 681 voters, about “150 over what we had last year,” according to Chief Justice Samantha Merrill.
Student Senate unanimously approved the allocation of $6,870 for the Ag Club. This budget, for the International Society for Range Management Meeting, consisted of $2,070 for five nights of hotel stay, and $4,800 for the registration of 20 students. This fund, and all funds of Student Senate, CAB, and AFB, come from student activities fees. If all of the allocated fund isn’t spent, then that money will go back to the Senate fund. Student Senate also received their unallocated funds for this semester.
Student Senate debated ways to increase staff and faculty traffic flow to the coffee shop, Book Ends, in the library. At the meeting Monday night, Director of Food Services Tracy Shuck answered questions regarding, and spoke to Senate about Book Ends, saying that “student use of it not the issue,” but the lack of use by the faculty and staff. Each day, the coffee shop gets roughly 45 to 65 visitors, most of these visitors being students. Students can use their Eagle Bucks to purchase coffee, and snacks, but profit comes from the use of credit cards, or cash.
Student Senate discussed a new project in the works to create walking trails on campus.