Every year, ASUM puts out a survey in order to gauge the issues on student’s minds. The survey is crafted through a multilateral process drawing on collaboration between all four campus chapters of ASUM and is an excellent opportunity to let ASUM know where you stand on the issues. Our short survey can be accessed here. […]
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead Earlier this week, we made strides toward setting reasonable standards relating to mental health counseling & toward providing opportunities for students and professionals across the state. HB 920, […]
In response to the State Auditor’s audit of the University of Missouri System, the Associated Students of the University of Missouri issued the following statement:
UM Community, On behalf of ASUM, I hope everyone is having an excellent break so far. Whether you’re catching up on work that has accumulated over the past weeks (like me) or taking this time to enjoy friends, family and good food, I sincerely hope this week serves whatever purpose you intend it to. Classes […]
Please read the following statement from ASUM’s University of Missouri – Columbia Chapter regarding a racial incident occurring on campus.
Written by Jordan McFarland, Assistant Legislative Director COLUMBIA, September, 7, 2016—At the end of last month, the Board of Directors of ASUM convened at the annual Board Retreat to finalize the 2016 legislative platform. Focusing on University System unity in the effort, the Board put forth student centric tangibly progressive platforms capitalizing on the success […]
ASUM is searching for a diverse, dedicated team of 8-12 interns for its State Legislative and Communications internship programs. These internships are unique opportunities to engage directly with a myriad of state lawmakers and key administrators within the University of Missouri System, and is a way to push yourself outside your comfort zone to do […]
As is true for many student orgs, a lot of ASUM’s history isn’t entirely clear to me. I know we started in Columbia, Mo. in 1975 and gradually got UMKC, UMSL, and Missouri S&T on board over the ensuing decade and a half via student referendums. And I know that we’ve had some notable wins. […]