Senate

What's happening right now?

Senate is back in action at IWU this semester! The new executive board for the 2018 year is: President Bob Ladd, Vice President Gus Castro, Chief of Staff Kayley Rettberg, Treasurer Rosie Lagone, Comptroller Ann Crumbaugh, Commissioner of Civic Engagement Megan Baker, Commissioner of Inclusion and Awareness Brandon Taylor and CAB Chief of Operations Kayleigh Ruffolo.

The Executive Board Members' Office Hours are as Follows: 

Bob Ladd: Mondays 1-3, Tuesdays 11:30-1, Thursdays 2:30-4

Gus Castro: Mondays 7-10, Fridays 1-3

Kayley Rettberg: Mondays 1-4:30, Thursdays 4-5:30

Rosie Lagone: Mondays 1-3, Wednesdays 2-5

Ann Crumbaugh: Monday 10-12, Friday 10-1

Brandon Taylor: Monday 2-4, Tuesday 1-3, Thursday 1-2

Megan Baker: Monday 11-12, Tuesday 12:30-2, Thursday 12:30-2

 

About Student Senate 

The Illinois Wesleyan University Student Senate serves as the voice of the student body. They are committed to representing the needs and opinions of the students to the campus administration and to providing the Illinois Wesleyan campus with a forum for discussing important matters. The Student Senate focuses on bettering the campus for all current students, alumni, and future students of Illinois Wesleyan University. 

The IWU Student Senate is comprised of thirty six senators, nine students representing each class. The Executive Board of the IWU Student Senate is made of the President, Vice President, Treasurer, Chief of Staff, and Commissioners. The current Standing Commissioners are th CAB Commissioner, Inclusion & Awareness Commissioner, and the Civic Engagement Commissioner. A more in depth explanation of each position can be found on the  Executive Board  page, as well as a short profile on the student currently holding that position and their contact information. 

The IWU Student Senate holds General Meetings on the Sundays listed below at 6 pm in the Davidson Room within the Memorial Center, unless otherwise noted. These meetings are open to the entire campus. Students and faculty are welcome and encouraged to come to meetings and add to the discussion. 

Student Senate works to help YOU, the students of IWU! If you have any concerns or problems that we can address, let us know by submitting your concerns. Thank you!

Upcoming Events

Currently Student Senate is holding the Spring 2018 election. Petitions were due January 23rd at 4:30 PM. Winners of the election will be announced Saturday (January 27th) Evening! 

The big show is scheduled for February 3rd! Come see Waka Flaka and B.O.B. sponsored by CAB! 

The Posse Plus retreat is taking place February 16th-18th. The retreat is themed "Hope, Hate and Race in the United States," and will be an excellent learning experience for students. It is free to participate in, but is limited to 100 participants, so sign up now!

Spring 2018 Meeting Dates

All Student Senate meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held on Sundays at 6:00 PM in the Davidson Room in the Memorial Center.

General Assembly dates:

January 14th

January 28th

February 11th

February 25th

March 4th

March 25th

April 8th

All General Assembly meetings are open to the entire student body, and regardless of if you are a senator or not, we encourage you to come!

Student Senate On Social Media!

Be sure to like Senate on  Facebook & follow us on  Twitter  and  Instagram ! Students can learn of upcoming events, University news, and post comments to voice their opinions. Senate also has an email  listserv  which allows all interested students, faculty and alumni to keep up with announcements and updates, and receive the minutes from previous meetings.