Student Senate Files, 1948-2008
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Brief Description:

Files of Champaign-Urbana Student Senate (1948-68), Student Government Association (1980-95), and Illinois Student Government (1996-2002), including President's reports, agendas, bills, by-laws, clippings, Committee reports, constitution, correspondence, minutes, newsletters and reports relating to academic departments, academic freedom, alcohol, athletics, budget, Campustown, the Chief controversy, discipline, elections, evaluations, financial aid, fire station, food investigations, GEO, Greek system, housing regulations, human relations, Illinois Board of Higher Education, pouring rights, safety, social events, state legislation, student governments at other schools, student organizations, student trustees, Tenant Union, travel, tuition, UIC, UIS, violence against women, and voter registration.

The series includes a large volume of minutes and other files of the Committee on student affairs (1948-68). In 1969, the Champaign-Urbana Student Senate was succeeded by the Undergraduate Student Association (UGSA). In 1978, the UGSA merged with the Graduate Student Association (GSA) to become the Champaign-Urbana Student Association (CUSA). In 1980, the Student Government Association (SGA) replaced CUSA. In 1996, the SGA was succeeded by Illinois Student Government (ISG). In 2004, ISG and the Student Senate Caucus merged to become the Illinois Student Senate.

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 41/62/12
Created by: Student Senate
Volume: 21.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 3/27/69; 5/11/2005; 1/4/2010; 6/3/2010
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Arrangement: by type of material & alphabetically thereunder
Subject Index
Academic Freedom
Alcohol Sales
Chief Illiniwek
Faculty Evaluation
Financial Aid
Human Relations
Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE)
Student Affairs Committee
Student Elections
Student Organizations
Student Senate
Student Trustees
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]