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Student Senate

Chaired by the Executive Vice President, the Student Senate is the legislative branch of SGA. Meetings are on Wednesday evenings at 6pm in the New Science Building, Room 3208 (with some date/room location exceptions).

Madison Lipscomb
Executive Vice President
Major/Classification: Business/Junior
Hometown: Independence, KY

The Student Senate ensures that the students of Eastern Kentucky University have a voice in all campus affairs. Student Senators voice student concerns and pursue solutions to those concerns by working with the Faculty Senate, the University administration, and other bodies on campus.

To view the agenda for weekly meetings click here.

To view the minutes from past meetings click here.

To view legislation click here.

To access the Colonel Pride application click here.

To access the Aramark Dining Services application click here.

To access the SGA Diversity & Inclusion Grant application click here

Standing Committees of the Student Senate

  • The Student Rights Committee
    Chaired by:  Randall Heite

    Investigates issues regarding students rights and responsibilities, and monitors issues of student health, safety, and wellness.

  • The Academic Affairs Committee
    Chaired by:  Nick Koenig

    Addresses issues regarding academics and educational opportunities, and maintains contact with the more than 100 academic departments, programs, and offices.

  • The Registered Students Organizations Committee
    Chaired by:  Victoria Tillman

    Administers the Organizational Funding, Aramark Funding, and Diversity Fund programs, which provide more than $50,000 to student groups every year. For information on receiving funds from these programs, click here.

  • The Information and Technology Committee
    Chaired by:  Joe Moore

    Monitors issues regarding the use technology and electronic information, and administers the Student Technology Fee Grant, a $100,000 grant program under SGA's control.

  • The Residential Affairs Committee
    Chaired by:  Leslie Richie

    Promotes the quality of the residential experience and addresses issues to ensure residential rights.

  • The Committee on Committees
    Chaired by:  Grant Minix

    The administrative committee of the Student Senate, this committee consists of the Chairs of the standing committees, the Clerk & Historian, and the Sergeant-At-Arms.

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