Sophomore Mishka Narasimhan, who was disqualified from her SU Treasury position last fall due to late paperwork, has been sworn in after a Constitutional Council upheld her election.
Students expressed frustrations with Student Union’s allocation of funding ahead of fall elections this week, though Wednesday’s resolution of a miscommunication alleviated some concerns regarding Treasury’s Nov. 9 decision to reallocate fall WILD funding for the spring.
The largest section in the budget was $1.9 million dedicated to funding student group reserves, an increase from $1.6 million last year.
Freshman Ranen Miao beat out two other candidates in a close race to become the next president of Student Union, joining sophomores Anne He and Arjan Kalra and juniors Alexa Jochims and Charlotte Pohl on the new executive board following their election, March 3.
Student Union Vice President of Programming Charlotte Pohl and Speaker of the Treasury Alexa Jochims presented two proposals to restructure the process for selecting and nominating Trending Topics speakers to Senate and Treasury during a joint session, Jan. 28.
Student Union Election Commissioner junior Randal Walker resigned from her position, Nov. 20.
Student Union did not release the results of the fall elections Wednesday. SU typically announces the results the day after the elections; voters had all day Tuesday to vote on Washington University Student Group Organizer.
Student Union passed a constitutional amendment that will convert the positions of VP of Administration and VP of Public Relations into Executive Vice President and VP of Engagement in a joint legislative session Oct. 22.
Both Student Union Senate and Treasury confirmed sophomore Joshua Mantel as the Student Union Executive Board’s chief of staff, Sept. 3.
Student Union Senate and Treasury voted to postpone the confirmation of the executive board’s chief of staff nominee freshman Tony Sims II until the fall, in a joint session Tuesday night.
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