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‘Without a doubt the best compromise’

Compromise. That was the theme for the Student Success Act Fee Advisory Committee, as their April 6 meeting ended with major improvements to the Looney Complex and Blum Student Union being agreed upon. With the end of the semester looming, the committee needed to come to a consensus before the end of the year. The committee entered the meeting with... Read More

SSA Advisory Committee Meets

(subhead = “Student Success Act committee meets to discuss use of student fee”) (This article goes between 2 plans) It all started with a plea for help from administration. The Student Success Act was enacted to help alleviate the costs of decreasing state appropriations, help Missouri Western continue the services it has and keep the buildings properly maintained. When the budget cuts from... Read More

Senator Shewell’s proposal

Senator Brian Shewell has brought a plan to the committee to allocate the assets for four basic areas: Baker Fitness Center, Health Services, Recreation Services space and International Student Services and Recruitment. Shewell’s proposal leaves two years of the money for improvements to the Blum Student Union untouched. While it is only two-thirds of what was originally dedicated for the... Read More

Fessler’s proposal

Dr. Cale Fessler, vice president for financial planning and administration, in conjunction with Dr. Robert Vartabedian, MWSU president, has a proposal on the table for two years worth of the Student Success Act fee, or roughly $448,000, to be committed to the the creation of additional recreational space. “On the list of top three priorities the Spratt... Read More

SGA Notebook: FOC granted additional funding, set to impose more regulations

The Financial Oversight Committee has been granted $15,000 in extra funds to continue funding students to go to conferences and educational trips. With that extra funding, Director of Finance Brandon Grieshaber proposes new regulations to the Funding Act for the FOC to implement when reviewing funding requests. The goal is to continue to reduce the burden on students and organizations... Read More