SGA Assembly Passes Budget Proposal to Fund Campus Improvement Projects

The Student Government Association Assembly approved the SGA rollover budget proposal. This resolution will use built-up funds from the SGA budget to spur three campus improvement projects. These projects include: new water filtration stations, expanded key card access for academic spaces, and allowing for 24-hour Starbucks access through the installation of a security gate.

“By focusing on these three areas we are able to emphasize sustainability efforts as well as expanding the access of campus soft and study space,” said SGA Vice President of Administration Austin Del Priore.

SGA Assembly Passes Resolution Supporting Jury Duty Deferment for Indiana Resident Students

During their weekly meeting on Wednesday, March 4, the Student Government Association Assembly unanimously passed a resolution urging the rules of the Indiana Supreme Court to be amended to include a deferment option that would allow an Indiana resident full-time university student summoned for jury duty to defer their service until the close of the current academic year.

The Indiana Jury Rules, as maintained by the Indiana State Supreme Court, do not currently contain a provision providing full-time university students a flexible jury duty deferment option.

The full text of t…

SGA Assembly Passes Resolution Endorsing “It’s On Us” Campaign

During their weekly meeting, the Student Government Association Assembly unanimously passed a resolution formally endorsing the “It’s On Us” campaign, which aims to create a cultural shift in the way students consider, discuss and approach sexual assault on campus. Information on the national campaign can be found at

The Butler University Student Government Association’s Council on Presidential Affairs (CPA) will be tasked with implementing the “It’s On Us” Campaign, in partnership with the “Stand Tall” student organization as well as the University’s…

Plans for New Parking Structure and Residence Hall Revealed at SGA Town Hall Event

The Butler University Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a town hall on October 29th to reveal plans for a multi-use parking garage and new residence hall. The turnout exceeded SGA’s expectations with over 120 students in attendance. Students were able to voice questions or comments to administrators involved in the plan including Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Levester Johnson, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Matt Mindrum, and Jason Wills, Senior Vice President of Development for American Campus Communities. The town hall addressed that although current…

SGA to Hold Town Hall

Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting a Town Hall on Wednesday, October 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the Johnson Room of Robertson Hall. SGA along with administrators are wishing to share information about the new multi-use parking structure and student housing, as well as address any comments or questions that students may have. Administrators that will be in attendance include: Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Levester Johnson, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, Matt Mindrum, and Jason Wills of American Campus Communities.

The Town Hall is geared towards…

Bikes from Bike Share being donated to Red Bike and Green

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The Council on Presidential Affairs (CPA) is donating the bikes from the Student Government Association (SGA) Bike Share Program to Red Bike and Green. Red Bike and Green is a community-building collective organization seeking to create a relevant and sustainable bike culture among the African American community in Indianapolis.

The decision to donate the bikes was a collaborative decision between CPA and administration due to the lack of use of the program and student safety concerns.

“Unfortunately, the bikes purchased years ago were not of a high enough quality…

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