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.
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.
Sep. 30, 2014

At its first meeting of the year, the group talked over possible student health plan changes.

Sep. 25, 2014

The group’s funding is still on hold, and some say that hurts its ability to help students.

Sep. 24, 2014
The group failed to pass an open-source bill at the state Legislature last year.
Sep. 17, 2014
The plan is moving into one of its final stages, and some worry it doesn’t do enough.
Sep. 16, 2014
The group released a report as part of its efforts to combat sexual assault on campus.
Sep. 10, 2014
The group approved its $177,450 budget Tuesday evening after months of discussion among members.
Sep. 03, 2014
The student government waged an unsuccessful push for a senatorial debate on campus.
Aug. 06, 2014

The weeklong event aims to help graduate students feel more comfortable on campus.

Aug. 06, 2014
Evidence of organizations mishandling money has prompted reviews of how funding is dispersed.
Jul. 30, 2014

Like other schools nationwide, COGs members are hoping to set formal standards for graduate students.


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