March 21, 2012
Nominations open for USG leadership posts
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Undergraduates at Southern Illinois University Carbondale may now apply to represent their fellow students as president or vice president of the Undergraduate Student Government.
The campus-wide election will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 11-12, with voting locations on the first floor of the Student Center, near the north escalators, and in the Student Recreation Center lobby.
To be a part of USG, you must be a University student with at least part-time status (except during the summer semester) and must maintain a 2.5 or better GPA. You must also be in good academic and disciplinary standing and have sufficient credit hours to be at least a sophomore. To be eligible, you also can’t currently hold an office in any other Registered Student Organization or student organization.
Those interested in a USG position should visit the Student Government Office at the Student Center and pick up a candidate petition form and submit the completed forms, including at least 200 signatures, no later than 4 p.m. March 30 at the office.
A mandatory pre-campaign meeting is set for 5 p.m. April 9 at a location to be set. All candidates or their recognized proxies must attend.
For more information, contact Whitney Clark, chair of the Student Trustee Election Commission, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 773/412-2317.