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Title UA12 Student Affairs 3. Student Government Association
Creator Student Government Association (WKU)
Description Records created by Student Government Association, includes meeting minutes and publications.

Series 1. Governance
Subseries 1. Constitution
Subseries 2. Legislation
Subseries 3. Meeting Minutes
Subseries 4. Subject File
Subseries 5. Elections
Subseries 6. Committees
Series 2. Publications
Series 3. Events
Subseries 1. Banquet
Subseries 2. Retreat
Subseries 3. Lecture Series

SGA Presidents:

1966-67 James Haynes
1967-68 William Menser
1968-69 William Straeffer
1969-70 Laurence Zielke
1970-71 John Lyne
1971-72 Linda Jones, first woman president
1972-73 Edward Jordan
1973-74 Steven Yater
1974-75 Jeff Consolo
1975-76 Stephen Henry
1976-77 Christy Vogt
1977-78 Robert Moore
1978-79 Steven Thornton
1979-80 James Hargrove
1980-81 Steven Fuller
1981-82 Marcel Bush (f)
1982-83 Margaret Ragan, first Black president
1983-85 Jack Smith, two terms
1985-86 Mitchell McKinney
1986-88 Timothy Todd, two terms
1988-89 Scott Whitehouse
1989-90 Amos Gott
1990-91 Michael Colvin
1991-92 Heather Falmlen
1992-93 Joe Rains
1993-94 Donald Smith
1994-95 Rob Evans
1995-96 Tara Higdon
1996-97 Kristen Miller
1997-98 Keith Coffman
1998-99 Stephanie Cosby
1999-00 Amanada Coates
2000-01 Cassie Martin
2001-02 Leslie Bedo
2002-03 Jaime Sears
2003-04 John Bradley
2004-05 Nick Todd, elected, didn't serve
2004-05 Patti Johnson
2005-06 Katie Dawson
2006 Robert Watkins (resigned 11/06)
2007 Jeanne Johnson
2007-08 Johnathon Boles
2008-09 Kayla Shelton
2009-10 Kevin Smiley
2010-11 Colton Jessie
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1966
Admin / Biog History 1956 - Student Advisory Council created which consisted of class presidents, departmental club presidents, editors of Talisman and College Heights Herald

1963, February - constitution for Student Council of Western Kentucky State College written

1965, February 23 - Robert Johns led students in meeting at the Courthouse

1965, March 4 - Student Council disbanded

1965, March/April - Congress Debating Club held meetings to discuss creation of SGA. Dean Charles Keown proposed 16 member organizational committee consisting of class presidents, departmental club, honor societies, professional socieities, dorm, interfraternity council and panhellenic council representatives.

1965 fall - begin drafting a constitution

1966 March constitution complete

1966, April 1 - Kelly Thompson approves constitution

1966, April 26-29 voting - 1812 to 726 to adopt constitution

1966, May 18 - James Haynes elected Associated Student president

1992, April 7 - name change to Student Government Association
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Search Terms Student Government Association (WKU)
Catalog Number UA12.3
Dates of Creation 1966-present
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions This series is unprocessed and must be reviewed for potential restricted materials before access is granted. Please contact the WKU Archivist prior to your visit.
Parent ID UA12
Level of Description Series
Child Records UA12 Student Affairs 3. Student Government Association 2. Publications
UA12 Student Affairs 3. Student Government Association 3. Events
UA12 Student Affairs 3. Student Government Association 1. Governance