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Three Questions, Nine Answers: The Finance Committee

Abby Seethoff

April 1, 2014

ASWC "provides funding to its constituent student organizations and individual members for the co-curricular and extra-curricular enrichment of all ASWC members," according to Article VII of the ASWC Bylaws.  The Finance Committee is the main body charged with overseeing the allocation of funding f...

Extra Costs Leave ASWC Budget Tighter for Clubs

Extra Costs Leave ASWC Budget Tighter for Clubs

Shelly Le

April 4, 2013

After a budget appeals meeting yesterday, Wednesday, April 3, ASWC allocated $3,825 of the $15,382.50 in funds set aside for the appeals process to campus clubs unhappy with their preliminary budget requests.  Since the student fee was raised for the 2014 school year, ASWC had $41,910 more than last year to allocate for the 2014 fiscal year. But the preliminary budget r...

ASWC Fee (print)

ASWC Fee (print)

Lachlan Johnson

February 13, 2013

The ASWC senate voted on Sunday, Feb. 10 to raise the ASWC student fee an additional $14 for the academic year of 2013-14. The fee, now $350 per student, was raised to adjust for inflation and an expected decrease in student body size, as well as to provide more funding for club sports and allow for...

ASWC Fee Raised $14 For 2013-14 Academic Year

ASWC Fee Raised $14 For 2013-14 Academic Year

Lachlan Johnson

February 10, 2013

The ASWC Senate voted on Sunday, February 10th to raise the ASWC student fee an additional $14 for the academic year of 2013-14. The fee, now $350 per student, was raised to adjust for inflation and an expected decrease in student body size, as well as provide more funding for club sports and allow...

Students question timing of club budget request forms

Students question timing of club budget request forms

Karah Kemmerly

April 26, 2012

For the first time this year the ASWC budget request forms required club leaders to itemize lists of their expenses for each event they put on. Senior Finance Chair Fritz Siegert worked on restructuring the club budget request form to address several areas of the previous form, which he found...

Whitman Model UN attends Los Angeles conference

Allison Bolgiano

April 18, 2012

Whitman's Model United Nations club will travel to Los Angeles from April 19 to April 22 for a crisis-focused conference hosted by Model United Nations at the University of California, Los Angeles. The conference in Los Angeles comes with a high price tag for the club and ASWC at a granted request...

ASWC student fee raised by $20 for upcoming academic year

Shelly Le

February 29, 2012

ASWC voted to increase the student fee by $20 for the 2012-2013 academic year during its senate meeting last Sunday, Feb. 26. The fee, which is set at $336 for the coming year, is a large climb from this year's $316 and was raised to adjust for inflation and to address growing club budget demands. "ASWC...

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