University of Missouri

47-25: A Resolution Supporting a Voting Student Representative on the Board of Curators

WHEREAS, the students of the University of Missouri system have had a non voting student representative in good standing on the Board of Curators of the University of Missouri since 1984, and;

 

WHEREAS, the students of the University of Missouri-Columbia have a longstanding tradition of supporting the student representative to the Board of Curators’ right to a vote, and;

 

WHEREAS, the students of the University of Missouri-Columbia are acutely aware of the many statewide issues that will be presented to the Missouri Senate and Missouri House of Representatives this session, and;

 

WHEREAS, the students of the University of Missouri system currently provide more than any other single source (48.2%) of the total operations budget of the University of Missouri system, and;

 

WHEREAS, the students of the University of Missouri-Columbia do not believe that having only a non-voting student representative on the Board of Curators is a fair or proper way to represent the opinion of the students of the University of Missouri system;

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the students of the University of Missouri-Columbia do reaffirm their support for the student representative to the Board of Curators to be given a vote on all appropriate matters with respect to the Board of Curators;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the students of the University of Missouri-Columbia have recognized this as one of the most pressing issues to the student body and support all action to hasten the passage of appropriate legislation to grant the aforementioned vote.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

Jim Kelley Jonathan Mays

MSA President MSA Senate Speaker