Where Student Issues are Solved.
Senate is a place that student ideas and concerns can be brought and solved. We have representatives from all across campus sitting on Senate.Which means you have a specific senator that can help you bring the issues to Senate.
There is no problem too big or too small for Senate to solve. Senate has taken on everything from the Take Back the Tap Initiative to completely redoing our own Elections Bylaws. Our meetings are every Tuesday in Buntrock Commons at 6:30pm, we can’t wait to see you!
Act. - From meeting with administrators to holding campus-wide events, Senate and SGA will enact changes to ensure our campus is as best it can possibly be for all students. The students on Student Senate care about your ideas and they want to help, but only if we all come together. Discuss. - Talk through the ups and downs of multiple, diverse issues at our Senate and Subcommittee meetings. Discussion is the first step into getting any problem solved and here we can put in place an action plan to get it done! Care. - Submit ideas on how St. Olaf could be better at Senate meetings, via email, or even on Oleville! No initiative is too small or too large for Senate to take on.
Senate Recap 3/20/18 March 21st, 2018 - Senate passed several updates to the election bylaws including adding a new budget line item to provide funds for candidates who need financial assistance in order to campaign. Senate also completed an exercise providing student feedback for SRAP. The setting newspaper limits to the collegiate readership program and shifting that funding to other student orgs was also discussed. Senate Minutes 3.20.18 Senate Recap 3/13/18 March 21st, 2018 - This week in Senate Hudlin Wagner, the interim CMIE director, presented on where CMIE is in the search for a new director and some of the discussion being had by the focus groups aiming to restructure CMIE. Senate unanimously approved a statement that will be presented to the administration with feedback regarding the protest policy. We also discussed and tabled updates for the election bylaws and policy manual. Senate Minutes 3.13.18