Student Government

The University of Minnesota’s student government is made up of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, the Minnesota Student Association and Student Senate – a body that represents students from all University campuses. The graduate and undergraduate governments advocate for students at the University.
Nov. 25, 2014
A proposal to lower the barrier to run for MSA president didn't pass at a forum on Tuesday.
Nov. 20, 2014

Some members say a proposed new structure for the group would diminish its importance.

Nov. 19, 2014
The organization just created a committee to review how its paid members are performing.
Nov. 18, 2014

While the University's Graduate School is requesting more dollars for its fellowships, some say more resources are necessary.

  • Liz Anderson
Nov. 17, 2014
The Roosevelt Institute gives students an opportunity to draft policies on University and area issues.
Nov. 13, 2014
MSA and GAPSA representatives hold seats on two local neighborhood associations.
Nov. 12, 2014
An investigation of the group’s finances is ongoing, but it will now get $70K in student fees.
Nov. 10, 2014
A new professional student assembly may be added for the 2014-15 academic year.
Nov. 05, 2014

Some members say the group is too focused on its financial issues.

Oct. 28, 2014
The Council of Graduate Students introduced a draft to its assembly.
Oct. 27, 2014
The organization hopes to advocate for more students’ needs this year.
Oct. 23, 2014
About a dozen Somali police officers strive to prevent local terrorist recruitment.
Oct. 22, 2014
The student government voted to support the American Indian group’s protest of the name.
Oct. 16, 2014
The MSA passed a resolution last week that asks faculty members to include trigger warnings on future syllabi.
Oct. 15, 2014
The change would require faculty to post past syllabi before students register.


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