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SGA

Last years SGA election winners, the Limitless ticket.

SGA task force to review election

January 24, 2013 at 2:28 pm 0 comments

The Saint Louis University Student Government Association elections are just around the corner, and preparations are already being made for the upcoming campaigns and election season. The process for this year is not undergoing any significant changes, but while candidates are petitioning the student body for votes, the new SGA […]

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SGA: Election process pondered

SGA: Election process pondered

December 11, 2012 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

Senators considered modifications to the SGA election process in anticipation of election season during the Student Government Association’s final meeting before the end of the year. The main bill considered was identical to a bill passed at the end of the last semester, which amended the SGA constitution to bar […]

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Academic Affairs Vice President, Richard Joubert, counts votes for last night's vote of no confidence

SGA joins the fray, votes no confidence in VPAA and Biondi

November 1, 2012 at 12:26 pm 1 comment

The Saint Louis University Student Government Association seconded the Faculty Senate’s no confidence sentiments on Oct. 31 by declaring no confidence in President Lawrence Biondi, S.J. and Vice President for Academic Affairs Manoj Patankar. The senators voted 38 in favor and zero against, with one voter abstaining. The statement comes […]

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SGA discusses faculty and administrative issues

SGA discusses faculty and administrative issues

October 11, 2012 at 11:44 am 0 comments

The highlight of this week’s Student Government Association meeting was a presentation by Senators Becky Killian and Andrew McLaughlin voicing student grievances. Killian and McLaughlin detailed continued issues with SLU’s standing amongst other universities and administration-student communication. Amongst the grievances were concerns with the the failure to bring in adequate […]

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No Confidence vote discussed by SGA

No Confidence vote discussed by SGA

October 4, 2012 at 11:04 am 0 comments

A potential vote of no confidence against Vice President for Academic Affairs Manoj Patankar was brought up by multiple speakers during the open forum of Wednesday’s Student Government Association meeting. Senator Becky Killian recommended that all senators read the bill of no confidence made against President Lawrence Biondi by SGA […]

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President of the Faculty Senate and Vice President Patankar address SGA

September 27, 2012 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

This week’s Student Government Association meeting was highlighted by appearances from Vice President of Academic Affairs Manoj Patankar and Faculty Senate President Mark Knuepfer concerning the recent controversy surrounding Patankar’s faculty review policy draft. Patankar and Knuepfer presented their respective sides of the story and fielded questions from students. Patankar […]

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Senators seated in first SGA meeting

Senators seated in first SGA meeting

September 20, 2012 at 11:42 am 0 comments

Student Government Association passed two bills on Sept. 19 in their first meeting of the year.The meeting opened with a report on the Interfaith Alliance’s progress with President Obama’s Interfaith and Service Campus Challenge. The IFA is in participating in the challenge for the second year  and hopes to build […]

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The Student Government Association deliberates amendments to the association’s bylaws on Wednesday, April 25. Fangyu Wu/ Staff Photographer

Student government debates election reform

April 26, 2012 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Of  the 18 points of business in this week’s Student Government Association agenda, senate only officially made a decision on four. Every business point brought before the association was met with enough debate to drive the meeting close to six hours in length. The meeting began with the chartering of […]

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Student organizations fight for funding

Student organizations fight for funding

April 19, 2012 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

On Saturday April 14, 19 CSOs presented their cases before SGA to appeal the amount of funding they had been allocated for the 2012-2013 academic year. The meeting, held in Davis-Shaughnessy 173, started at 9 a.m. Saturday and lasted until after 4 p.m. The entire process commenced on Feb. 8, […]

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SGA debates space

SGA debates space

April 12, 2012 at 7:12 pm 0 comments

The April 11 meeting of the Student Government Association began with a presentation regarding the restructuring of Saint Louis University’s iLead program. “It’s an old program, but a new version,” said Todd Foley, assistant director of the Student Involvement Center. The iLead program aims to inspire SLU students to strive […]

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