SGA members did the right thing by waiting for the most accurate enrollment numbers, but proposing the budget in the fourth week of classes still violates their constitution.
The Student Government Association budget was approved last week after a constitutional violation.
It’s great that SGA is starting the year off right, but students still need to pay attention to their representatives’ actions.
Student Government Association was missing $1,492 in the most recent budget audit.
Student Government Association approved their semester budget during the first meeting of the semester.
Student Activities Council has received an increased budget for the semester. This increase in their budget enables them to put more money toward more events.
Student Government Association’s Senate unanimously passed a Summer budget during their final meeting of the year.
Student Government Association is renegotiating the financial relationship between them and the law school’s Student Bar Association. SGA received a budget cut this year, but allocated more money to Student Bar Association than in previous years. SGA passed its budget for the fall semester as $74,143 and allocated $32,576 to SBA. The budget for SGA…
Student Government Association faces a budget cut this year. SGA’s budget for the 2015-16 academic year is $165,000, $45,000 less than last year’s budget. SGA received notice of the cut in June, but SGA President Chance Johnson is unsure of who made the decision because of turnover in academic affairs office. “There were budget cuts…
The Student Government Association may face a budget cut next year. This year’s budget for SGA was $213,263 as of July 1. This budget doesn’t include the rollover amount from last year, which was about $19,000. SGA also had about $9,000 in their reserve fund, which is used for nontraditional student organization requests. Officials have…
As a college student, saving money is often easier said than done. For the month of January, I tracked my spending. The results were more surprising than I could have imagined.
University officials soon will announce their findings from the campuswide prioritization project.
The holidays are a time of joy, festivities, cheer, and presents. The first three don’t require much besides a cheerful disposition and a few Christmas carols, but the idea of gift giving can strike fear into the heart of broke college students everywhere.
Students required to take chemistry as a part of their degree will have the opportunity to learn in upgraded laboratories.University officials unveiled the $2.2 million renovation plan to current chemistry laboratories in the Dawson-Loeffler Science and Mathematics building at an Oct. 22 trustee meeting.
Student Government Association hosted a tailgate party Nov. 6 in the caf.
The event was the second tailgating event hosted by SGA this year. The first was for a soccer game.
Student Senate is changing its allotment process.
The changes began Sept. 24 with senators unanimously agreeing to suspend parts of the student constitution.
By The Editors Student Senate recently approved Student Government Association’s Fall 2013 budget. The budget totals to more than $106,000 for the semester and is comprised mainly from student fees. The budget includes events hosted on and off campus for students, SGA officials’ salaries, office supplies, and more. Read more on page 1. SGA officials…
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Student Government Association has nearly $12,000 less in its fall budget this academic year. Student Senate approved the $106,000 budget in its Sept. 3 meeting. The budget decreased for the first time in several years. The Fall 2012 SGA budget was $117,700. SGA President Beatrize Martinez spent the summer creating the budget…
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Student Government Association members are gearing up for another school year. SGA President Beatrize Martinez and other members of SGA spent the summer working on plans for the academic year. “The direction, looking forward, is definitely communication,” Martinez said. “This year we’re really making sure that we’re at events, and we…
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Student leaders from the Student Government Association and the law school have settled their financial feud. Student government and bar association officials resolved their conflict Jan. 26. They are waiting to see if the Student Senate agrees with their compromise. The agreement, which would not take effect until Fall 2013, will…
Student Senate approved Student Government Association’s Spring 2013 budget at the Jan. 22 Student Senate meeting.
Student Senate has spent nearly a third of the allocation money for the semester after three meetings.
As students create their schedules for Spring 2013, they will search for class information in a different format. University officials this year ceased printing course schedules and student catalogs—products from the offices of the registrar and academic affairs, respectively.