Lane Bennett


Cell Phone: (217) 274-8052

Graduation Year: 2018

Office Hours:

Monday: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Please also feel free to set up an appointment by sending an email to


Duties: The Student Senate President oversees all operations of the Student Senate. The President nominates all other executive board positions, with the exception of the Vice  President and all committee positions, with the exception of the Financial Advisory Board. The President sets the agenda for and presides at all General Assembly and Executive Board meetings. It is the responsibility of the President to keep consistent communication between the Student Senate and the administration, faculty, and staff. Committees the President sit on include the Council for University Policy and Procedure (CUPP), Strategic Planning and Budgeting (SPBC),Student Life Committee, Academic Appeals Board, Alumni Association Executive Board, and GREENetwork, among others..

Bio:  Lane is a sophomore Political Science major with a minor in Economics. He is a member of the Office of Residential Life's staff as a Resident Assistant in Harriett Hall. He is also an active executive board member of the IWU College Democrats and is also the Deputy Political Director for the College Democrats of Illinois. In the Spring semester he will be an intern for the Bloomington City Government. After graduation, Lane plans to attend graduate school to earn a Masters in Public Administration and go into city/state government.