UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Student Senate

Committees

 

Academic Council

The Academic Council is a sub-committee of the Student Senate and works as the primary liaison between the SGA and the Faculty Senate. Members of the Academic Council sit on Faculty Senate committees as student representatives, and vote on policy changes that affect students. The Academic Council is instrumental in ensuring that the upper-level decisions being made at the university are done so with the student perspective in mind.The council is also in charge of reviewing and updating the “Student Academic Priorities”, a document which the Student Government Association uses to create goals for the next session. 

Director: Emily Milz

E-mail Address: sga.academicsuccess@uwrf.edu

 

Finance Committee

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

E-mail Address: SGA.Finance@uwrf.edu

 

Oversight & Rules Committee

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: TBD

E-mail Address: SGA.orc@uwrf.edu

 

University Center Committee

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: TBD

E-mail Address: SGA.ucc@uwrf.edu