Overview of the Collection
Special Collections & Archives
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
Reference Code: USGZE AS86
Accession Number: 84-117a, 85-50, 86-162, 87-51, 88-91, 89-24, 90-49, 91-63, 92-035, 93-73, 95-102, 96-81, 97-11, 98-14, 99-6, 0106,06-24, 05-21, 06-65,08-004, 08-004, 08-082
Collection Number: Archives Series 86
Creators: University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire
Title: Student Senate Bills
Quantity: 2 linear feet (2 record cartons)
Location of Collection: D4/1e
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Summary: Drafts of bills brought before the Student Senate, such as funding levels for approved student organizations, student health insurance, and other student related issues.
Biographical / Historical Note
The UW-Eau Claire Student Senate represents the best interests of the students of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire by authoring and passing legislation to better improve student life and the overall quality of the University. Some of the first foundations of the organization can be dated back to 1924. The current Student Senate organization that we know today was formed between 1964 and1966. Student Senate offers advice and opinions to the University faculty, University of Wisconsin System administration, Eau Claire City Council, as well as the state and federal governments.
Student Senate has the annual responsibility of allocating nearly 2.5 million dollars in segregated fees to organized activities such as Student Legal Services, Athletics, Health Services, NOTA, SRI and numerous other deserving organizations. In addition, Student Senate Commissions have limited control over another 2.5 million dollars within the Information and Technology Budget and Differential Tuition. The Information and Technology Budget controls laptop rentals, general access labs, wireless internet and much more. Differential Tuition funds faculty student collaborative research, service learning, first year experience classes as well as other quality programs. Student Senate also sponsors Ruckus, a legal file sharing service for the students of UWEC.
These records contain the student senate bills from 1967-2012.
Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives by Student Senate in May 2008.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.
Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.
Preferred Citation: University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire Student Senate Bills, 1967-2012. AS86 Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.
Processing Note: Processed by Valerie Way in May 2008 and updated by Isaiah Frater in September 2013.
Arrangement: Flat arrangement.
Corporate Names: University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire
Subject Terms: College Student Government. Wisconsin. Eau Claire.
Subject Terms: University Records, Bills, (Legislative government)