Monthly Archives: May 2011

“Lindstrom works with students to develop new provost advisory committee”

Check out The Daily’s latest coverage of ASUW’s efforts to bring students to the table in University decisions.  “You don’t have to have a beautiful resume with strong leadership opportunities [to be chosen],” Smith said. “We’re looking for a diverse selection of students, ranging from all academic backgrounds, who can bring in their own identity from their part of campus, and major, and advocate for that.”

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“UW OKs quarterly transportation fee”

Our efforts to save the U-PASS by implementing a Universal model made headlines in the Seattle Times.

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“Sex, breasts and self-respect”

Click here to read The Daily’s coverage of ASUW’s first ever Women’s Health Week!

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Release: UW Board of Regents approves Universal U-PASS

Survey found overwhelming support for program among UW students

SEATTLE, WA – The University of Washington Board of Regents voted Thursday, May 11th to approve a proposal for implementation of a universal student fee to fund the U­PASS program. The proposal was brought forward by the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW), Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) and UW Commuter Services after a combination of factors caused the program cost to increase in recent years.  ASUW and GPSS sought solutions through the Student Transportation Task Force and conducted a survey of the study body which found 79 percent of UW students in support of a Universal U­PASS fee. Continue reading

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“U-PASSed: Board of Regents votes to instate universal U-PASS program”

The Universal U-PASS will preserve sustainable transportation and save students money.  Check out The Daily’s coverage.

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“A missed opportunity for higher education”

Read ASUW President Madeleine McKenna and GPSS President Sarah Reyneveld discussing the transition to local control of tuition and the importance of a strong student voice in this Daily guest editorial.

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Read the ASUW Annual Report!

ASUW has released its first ever Annual Report to keep students and the UW community informed about our activities and successes from throughout the year.  We would love to hear your thoughts!  Leave a comment or send us an email at today!

Special thanks to the ASUW Publicity & Programming Committee for your hard work in compiling and designing the report!

Download the 2010-2011 ASUW Annual Report

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“Proposed student advisory committee to address lack of student opinion”

Read about ASUW’s efforts to establish a student committee to advise the University Provost on budget decisions.

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