It is the mission of the St. Olaf Board of Regents Student Committee (BORSC) to facilitate communication between the student body and the Board of Regents of the College. The purpose of the student committee is to examine and relay student concerns, perceptions, and interests to the governing body of St. Olaf. A primary responsibility of BORSC is to represent student concerns regarding the long range planning of the college, especially those aspects directly managed by the Board of Regents. It is the goal of BORSC to be actively involved with students throughout campus and act as a representative of the collective student body. If you have questions about BORSC or are interested in getting involved, please contact our coordinator, Annika Awad (email@example.com)
Connect.-Find out more about BORSC committee members, the St. Olaf Board of Regents, and the President’s Leadership Team.
Create.-BORSC aims to facilitate interactions between the college leadership and students, find out how you can show your St. Olaf experience and communicate relevant student issues.
Explore.-Want to learn more about BORSC? Read up on our past reports, SGA newsletters sent to the Board of Regents and other information about the college.
Fall Regents Meeting, October 2017.November 15th, 2017-The Board of Regents Student Committee met with the Board of Regents for their first meeting of the 2017/2018 academic year in October. The two groups met for 45 minutes over lunch and discussed the most prominent issue currently on students’ minds: race on campus. The committee opted for a casual and organic discussion format by arranging regents, students, and faculty representatives is small groups, and suggesting prompt questions to get the conversation going. Those prompts included questions like: How can we create a feasible...
Fall Regents Meeting – 10/6/16October 19th, 2016-Hey Oles! The fall Regents Meeting took place on October 6th, where we (the Board of Regents Student Committee) met with the Board of Regents for the first time this school year to discuss student life. Election fever is finally catching up to most of us, which is why we, as BORSC, decided to discuss the political atmosphere on campus, the controversy behind trigger warnings and safe spaces, as well as class neutrality. When discussing with the Regents, the general consensus that St Olaf is...