UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The Academic Council supports student success and advocates for academic policy change. Members of the council answer student questions and lead initiatives that educate students about academic affairs. Along with answering questions, members of the council gather suggestions from the student body. The council uses suggestions and students' experiences to guide the Student Senate's policy recommendations to other shared governance organizations.
Director: Alexander Al-Najim
The Finance Committee holds major power on campus through their oversight of student segregated fees. The committee reviews the budget proposals from campus entities such as Textbook Services, Residence Life, and Counseling Services, and forwards their recommendations to the chancellor. This gives members of the committee the unique opportunity to advocate for how students segregated fees should be spent. The Finance Committee also allocates out money to Recognized Studnet Organizations, so they can attend conferences, or put on events to engage students.
Director: Emma Erb
The purpose of the Oversight and Rules Committee shall be to settle all disputes arising in the Student Association, in accordance with all procedures and rules outlined below as well as in accordance with all University and System policies. The Committee is tasked with the review and alteration of all governing documents.
Director: Linnea Milner
The University Center Committee is critical in maintaining and updating policies and procedures throughout the University Center. This committee provides feedback and recommendations on University Center Programming and University Center policies. The committee also provides advice on the creation and review of Recognized Student Organizations.
Director: April Yang