Student senate hears requests for student fees
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Wednesday night’s student senate meeting began with public forum featuring representatives from university programs and organizations seeking their share of the student fees budget.
Among those requesting the most are the following:
Organization Amount Requested
Rhatigan Student Center – $5,002,000
Heskett Center – $2,547,151
Student Health – $938,000
Student Involvement – $893,545
Rowing Team – $312,053
Student Government Association – $288,919
Child Development Center Assistant Teacher Program – $261,781
Educational Opportunity Fund – $245,135
Intercollegiate Athletic Association – $165,000
The Sunflower – $153,000
Rodney Miller, dean of the college of fine arts, said the college had requested $35,000 but the fee committee only recommended $20,000.
He said that with any less than the $35,000, the department would have to go back to charging for tickets to performances and plays.
A representative from the international office spoke about the study abroad program. The office requested $50,000 to fund scholarships for students looking to study abroad but only received a fee committee recommendation of $25,000.