Student Government has 6 Standing Committees: Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, External Affairs, Campus Diversity, Environmental Affairs, and Health, Wellness, and Safety. Standing Committees are where to bulk of our work get accomplished, read below to learn more about each individual Committee and what they are up to!
Academic Affairs Committee
|Chair: Associate Senator Sutton Purinton
Mission: The Academic Affairs committee strives to gain an understanding of the primary faculty and student issues on campus, and work to cooperate between the two to achieve gains for both groups.
External Affairs Committee
|Chair: Voting Senator Mike Owsley
Mission: The External Affairs Committee strives to promote communication between the Student Association and the larger society of which it is a part. This committee actively works to: establish and maintain communication with members of the Kirksville community, the Missouri State Government, and the student governments from other Universities.
Student Affairs Committee
|Chair: Voting Senator Warren Barge
Mission: The Student Affairs committee strives to assure the fulfillment of the University’s mission in the non-academic aspects of the University community from the perspective of the Student Association.
Health, Wellness, and Safety Committee
Environmental Affairs Committee
|Chair: Voting Senator Morgan Sprehe
Mission: The Environmental Affairs Committee strives to promote sustainable behavior and decrease the environmental impact of the University, its students, faculty, and staff.
Diversity and Inclusion Committee
|Chair: Voting Senator Kennedy Cooper
Mission: The Diversity and Inclusion Committee strives to actively foster inclusion by providing support to groups and individual members of our campus and to increase the integration of our diverse student body through revising and creating mission-enhancing policy.