The Student Government meeting on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 will not be open to the public. (Last meeting of the year)

Student Government is looking for a University College Senator and a College of Engineering & Computer Science Senator to fill current vacant positions for the remainder of the school year. Applications for each position will be open until March 19th. Please return filled out applications to the Student Government office in 029H Student Union by 5:00pm. For questions or concerns: E-mail our Chief of Staff, JB Saul, at

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Applications are now available for Cabinet positions within Student Government! Students who are interested in getting involved should pick up an application in the Student Government office (029H Student Union), or downloaded the attached document below. Descriptions and duties of each position can be found on our website under the ByLaws. Associate positions are non-paid. All applications should be returned to Chief Justice, Karli Lightner, in 029H Student Union by Monday, March 24th at Noon. 

Position(s) Available:

  • Chief of Staff
  • Chief Justice
  • Internal Affairs
  • Director of Academic Affairs
  • Director of Student Affairs
  • Director of Disability Affairs
  • Director of Campus Culture
  • Director of International Affairs
  • Director of Communications & Marketing
  • Associate Director of Academics for Governmental Affairs
  • Associate Director of Academics Affairs
  • Associate Director of Web Communications
  • Associate Justice (2)
  • Assocaite Director of Internal Affairs for Finance "Treasurer"
  • Associate Director of Student Affairs for Athletics
  • Associate Director of Student Affairs for Veterans

Candidates for President / Vice President:      
Alyssa Andel and Ashtin Mason    214
Khadija Kirksey and Anthony Hinojosa       412
Kyle Powell and Megan Gray        703
Write-in               32

Candidates for Commuter Senator: 
Caleb Hemmelgarn          195
Kayla Muncie      499
Brandon Turley  211
Write-in               49

Candidates for Residential Senator: 
Jasmine Spradley              278
Write-in               13

Candidates for Raj Soin College of Business Senator: 
Priya Sivagnanam             126
Write-in               9

Candidates for College of Education and Human Services Senator: 
Jennifer Humston             87
Write-in               6

Candidates for College of Engineering and Computer Science Senator:       
Emily Burns         75
Jamie Jackson    15
Luke Sheridan     45
Write-in               7

Candidates for College of Liberal Arts Senator:        
Brandon DeFoe  156
Alexander Snyder              124
Write-in               17

Candidates for Boonshoft School of Medicine Senator: 
Christen Johnson              86
Jeff Wang            104

Candidates for College of Nursing and Health Senator: 
Kyle Kemp           42
Write-in               8

Candidates for School of Professional Psychology Senator:        
Amanda Conn     14

Candidates for College of Science and Mathematics Senator:           
Eugene Matthew Almazan            133
Write-in               2

13–5 Resolution to Remove Divisions and Renovate the Outdoor Amphitheater

WHEREAS, The current state of campus artwork known as Divisions has become dangerous and no longer serves as a proper piece of campus scenery.

WHEREAS, It has made the outdoor amphitheater around the art work useless for lectures, open forums, and other events. Its deteriorated condition makes a safety hazard for students and staff, as well as being an eye sore in an area with a variety of possible uses.

WHEREAS, Leaving Divisions in place elongates the amount of time it may take to renovate the area to be better suited for additional uses; reducing the amount of fair weathered availability.


RESOLVED, By the Student Government of Wright State University here assembled, that:

  1. Removing the structure and placing the remains in an appropriate location while waiting for the artist to reclaim the work or release its ownership; and

  2. Reconditioning or renovating the area where the art was to better purpose it for use by students, staff, student organizations, and the university as a whole. Including but not limited to pouring a new handicap accessible surface, adding electrical service, and new lighting to the area.

Introduced by JB Saul, Abigail Galligan, and Lauren Ouwerkerk

School Year: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Resolution File: 

Resolution 13-07: A Resolution to Change Vice President Vacancy Procedures


WHEREAS, The current Constitution does not specify Vice President vacancies; and

WHEREAS, The Vice President falls under Section 7.07 which is far too vague for the importance of the position; and

WHEREAS, The Vice President position requires someone who already has an idea of the current internal climate and workings of Student Government; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, By the Student Government of Wright State University here assembled, that:

  1. Article VIII of the Constitution be amended to include:


If the Vice President is unable or unwilling to serve his/her entire term, or is removed from the office, the President shall assume the duties. During this time, internal candidates are to be sought and given first consideration for the position. If no suitable internal candidate is presented, the procedures in Article VII §7.07, concerning vacant positions, are to be followed. The Senate, by a majority vote of senators present and eligible to vote, shall confirm or deny the nomination. If confirmed, the new Vice President will begin his/her term immediately. If denied, the President shall continue to submit candidates until a candidate is confirmed.

  1. The subsequent sections of Article VII be renumbered accordingly.

Introduced by Rachel Fagan, Joseph Gibbons, Sukhmanjit Singh, Lauren Ouwerkerk, Kyle Powell, Josh Hilgefort

School Year: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Resolution File: 

Resolution 13-22: A Resolution to Create Effective Classrooms

WHEREAS, A committee was formed with equal representation from students, faculty, and staff to advise and govern the design and construction of a new classroom building; and


WHEREAS, Faculty representation on and outside of this committee has expressed concerns about windows in active learning and auditorium classrooms in the new building because the windows may cause increased cost for construction, create a glare on presentation screens and marker boards, or distract students from the subject being taught; and


WHEREAS, The Student Government Chief of Staff, as a representative on the committee, has unequivocally requested and adjured windows in all possible classrooms and made considerable compromise from the original request in accommodating faculty concerns; and


WHEREAS, The construction cost difference for windows in the new classroom building auditorium represent less than 0.2% of the construction cost; and


WHEREAS, A design for the windows has been suggested by the architect that would use translucent and colored glass to prevent window glare; and


WHEREAS, The wall-to-window dimensions of the room were redesigned to accommodate specific concerns about glares on the presentation so that the architect and the department of Facilities Planning and Development both advise that there will be no significant or distracting glare on the screen; and


WHEREAS, Translucent glass for the first eight feet and eight inches of the building, as suggested by the architect, would prevent students from being distracted or imposed upon by factors outside of the immediate learning environment and auditorium;


WHEREAS, On the eleventh of April 2013, the Student Government Chief of Staff specifically requested unaddressed faculty objections to the inclusion of windows in the new classroom building’s auditorium; and


WHEREAS, The committee is at minimum equally responsible for addressing the student needs as well as the faculty needs, as both parties represent permanent stakeholders of the space; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, By the Student Government of Wright State University here assembled, that:


  1. Student Government in the strongest possible terms endorses the use of windows as enhancers of the educational environment in the design of all possible future classrooms;


  1. Student Government finds no reasonable objection to the inclusion of windows or limited vision glass in the auditorium of the New Classroom Building that has not been addressed entirely and sufficiently by the architect; and


  1. Student Government strongly believes that the committee created to address the needs and design of the new classroom building should make decisions representative of its makeup and not follow a policy that permits one group – especially those who do not comprise the committee’s membership – to railroad end-user interests by usurping democratic decision-making; and


  1. Student Government encourages inclusive decision-making processes that do not unreasonably accommodate the concerns of one party at the expense of the other without wholesome and university-wide dialogue; and


  1. Student Government is optimistic that the committee for the New Classroom Building is capable of incorporating wholesome and inclusive feedback from the University community.

Introduced by Spencer Brannon, Brent Aebi, Jenn Barbadora

School Year: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Resolution File: 



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