Tag Archives: Caroline Huck-Watson

Freshmen may be excluded from committee

Student Government Association’s Election Oversight Committee proposed a resolution to permanently allow only members in at least their sophomore years onto the committee, going against last year’s temporary suspension of the rule to allow freshmen. This decision comes after a review in SGA, and the assembly will vote today on whether to make the rule

Students in charge of funding organizations

Butler University student organizations are for the students by the students, and the process to receive funding is no different. Any recognized student organization does not necessarily receive funding from the university, Caroline Huck-Watson, PuLSE Office director, said. It is the student organization’s responsibility to look for sources for funding. One way student organizations can

Organization gets denied

A prospective student organization was denied endorsement by the Student Government Association last Wednesday, and is up for appeal today. The National Society for Leadership and Success was presented before SGA executives and was denied endorsement. SGA Assembly will now listen to the NSLS’s presentation, and will vote to pass it or not. If the

Advisers a ‘guiding force’ for student government leaders

Students are not the only ones working behind the scenes for Butler’s Student Government Association. The PuLSE Office has four individuals who advise SGA and its various boards. Dean of Student Life Irene Stevens said the role of an SGA adviser is to help executive members do the job to the best of their ability

OPINION | Advisers should advise, not lead

When student leaders apply, campaign for and put hours into their roles, they should also be able to defend themselves on their own. It’s time to take the training wheels off of Student Government Association. While I believe that faculty advisers for Student Government Association have good intentions, some of the actions in assembly leave

IN BRIEF | SGA vote totals were released in 2008

Vote totals from Butler University’s 2008 Student Government Association presidential election were released to The Collegian. When The Collegian asked for this year’s election numbers, SGA adviser Caroline Huck-Watson and SGA president Al Carroll both said that the numbers would not be released to the public or to The Collegian. Carroll and Huck-Watson both said