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Student Senate

** Senate Meetings are at 6 p.m. most Tuesdays of the semester - check Twitter (@EKU_SGA) for cancellations **

Chaired by the Executive Vice President, the Student Senate is the legislative branch of SGA. Effective September 3, 2019, meetings will be on Tuesday evenings at 6pm in the Room 549 of the Whitlock Student Services Building (with some date/room location exceptions). For more information and periodic announcements, also check the EKU SGA Twitter Account (@EKU_SGA

Grant Minix
Executive Vice President
Education/Class: Political Science (major) & History (minor), Class of 2020
Hometown: Prestonsburg, 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.

Senate Meeting Documents & Archives

To view the 2019-20 agenda for weekly meetings click here.

To view the 2018-19 agenda for weekly meetings click here.

To view the 2018-19 minutes from past meetings click here.

To view 2018-19 legislation click here.

Application Forms for Special Programs 

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:  Taelor Martin

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

  • The Academic Affairs Committee
    Chaired by:  Mora Rehm

    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:  Caleb Burchett

    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:  Zachary Hollandsworth

    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:  Sarah Jane Fish

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

  • The Committee on Committees
    Chaired by:  Leslie Richie

    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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