Constitution Amendment Passes
The name "MSSA (Minnesota State Student Association" is a thing of the past now that the votes are in on the Name Change amendment voted in during the Spring General Election held April 10, 2018.
"Student Government" replaces MSSA. Constitution Commission has rewritten governing documents accordingly.
Financial "Referendums" Adopted
In the 4/10/18 Spring General Election students by wide margins supported both a 2.96% increase in the Student Activity Fee and a 4.04% increase in the Intercollegiate Athletics Fee.
The Student Senate had endorsed $2,605,360 in Student Activity Fee (SAF) subsidies to over 25 programs 3/14/18. State law requires student referendum if SAF increases go beyond 2%. Athletics' 4.04% increase over $3.71 per credit hr. - $1,175,714.
Pesklo Elected Speaker
- The 86th Session of the Student Senate met April 25, 2018, and elected Nathaniel Pesklo as its Speaker. The Speaker is a non-voting presiding officer who conducts each Senate meeting.
Pres. MeMe Cronin Takes Charge
- In a record 4/10/18 election day turnout MeMe Cronin won as 2018-19 Student Government President. The new Vice President is Katelynn Ogunfolami who ran on Cronin's Mavericks United ticket.
Senators rest after the 7 hours long Budget Hearing on March 14th, 2018. The Student Senate endorsed $2,605,360 in Student Activity Fee (SAF) subsidies to over 25 programs.3/14/18. State law requires student referendum if SAF increases go beyond 2%, including SAF programs + Athletics. Athletics' 4% increase over $3.71 per credit hr. - $1,175,714.
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