ASUONews

ASUO submits its 2014-15 budget to the UO Administration

On March 7, ASUO President Sam Dotters-Katz reviewed and submitted the final 2014-15 Incidental Fee budget for University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson to approve. Should Gottfredson approve, the total budget for the next school year will be $15.24 million, which is right on the 3.5 percent increase that the …

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ASUONews

ASUO Senate approves all committee budget proposals

After nearly six hours of deliberation during the ASUO Senate meeting on Wednesday night, the body approved the proposed 2014-2015 budgets from the Departments Finance Committee, Program Finance Committee, Athletics Contracts and Finance Committee and the EMU Board. The budgets were approved and came under the proposed 3.5 percent cap from …

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NewsPolitics

Student clubs must wait to get recognized as official ASUO groups

Have an idea to start up a new club on campus? While the application may be quick and simple, the process to get officially ASUO recognized could leave you waiting in the cold. To become officially recognized, programs must meet twice each month for no less than six months. They …

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ASUO Senate discusses benchmarks, considers turning organizations like OSPIRG into programs

OSPIRG may face zero funding from ACFC, but they may receive funding elsewhere.

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ASUO Senate plans to meet during the middle of dead week

While everyone is studying the ASUO Senate will be hard at work discussing budget benchmarks.

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NewsPolitics

ASUO Senate passes resolution in support of marriage equality

For their first resolution as a body, the new ASUO Senators dealt with a controversial issue when they discussed the Marriage Equality Resolution.

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PFC's budget passed at ASUO Senate meeting

After much deliberation, Senate voted to add the funds to the initial budget, bringing it to a 15.6 percent increase. The amended budget was passed.

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ASUO Senate approves two budgets, with one to be reconsidered

Two major finance committee budgets were decided at the ASUO Senate meeting last night, with one other being deferred for more work.

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Committee tries again on student stipend model

Next week — for the third time in almost a month — the ASUO Senate is scheduled to consider a pay raise for its members.

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Benchmarks squeak in under new overall cap

Coming into Wednesday’s ASUO Senate meeting, none of the finance committee benchmarks had been set for the coming year. The Senate faced the challenge of approving them all in one night, and making them all fit together to get under the new seven percent overall growth cap

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Benchmarks Ball tonight: ASUO Senate preview

All four finance committee benchmarks are being set tonight.

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ASUO Senate benchmarks sets tone for budget process

The process of crafting an incidental fee budget is an important task the ASUO undertakes. And with the usual 7 percent growth cap being reinterpreted for this year, the process will be challenging.

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NewsPolitics

Student programs process critical to smooth budget hearings

The ASUO sponsors more that 160 student-led programs, and they all get their money from one place: the Programs Finance Committee.

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Archives

ASUO Senate changes mind on LGBTQA stipend

A funding request from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Alliance sparked a debate over the role of the ASUO Senate in allocating stipends to student programs at its weekly meeting Wednesday night. After more than an hour, the conversation achieved a general sentiment to leave stipend allocations to the …

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Where do student fees go?

I combined the PFC, ACFC, DFC, and EMU budget documents from the ASUO website to make a bubble chart of 2010-2011 incidental (student) fee allocation. Check out the bubble chart of the 2010-2011 distribution below, and feel free to create your own visualizations from the data set with IBM Many …

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