Topic: UFB

UFB grants higher rate of group funding

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UFB grants higher rate of group funding

April 22, 2014 0 comments

The Undergraduate Finance Board has met 82 percent of student groups’ funding requests for the upcoming academic year.

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Service funding board to identify chair

December 6, 2013 0 comments

The spot could be filled via an appointments process or a campus-wide or internal election.

Last spring, UFB began funding up to half of the food costs for student groups’ events, which previously were responsible for all food payments. The board will later evaluate and determine whether to increase its funding.

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New funding board increases support for service groups

November 20, 2013 0 comments

The board awarded seven groups $200 this semester but has been criticized for a lack of publicity.

Alex Sherry ’15 was elected vice-chair of the Undergraduate Finance Board after losing the election for chair to Leila Veerasamy ’15 last semester. He plans to increase communication between UFB and student groups.

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UCS, UFB appoint new members in first general body meeting

September 19, 2013 0 comments

The Council has also chosen five student finalists for the Dean of the College search committee.

Leaders of cultural groups — such as the South Asian Student Association, which puts on a spring culture show — said underfunding by the Undergraduate Finance Board has led to difficulties supporting programming.

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Cultural groups hide unofficial funds from UFB

September 11, 2013 9 comments

Citing insufficient UFB funding for events, some student groups turn elsewhere for cash.

Afia Kwakwa '14 and Todd Harris '14.5 will enter a runoff to determine who will serve as the next president of the Undergraduate Council of Students.

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Harris ’14.5, Kwakwa ’14 to compete in UCS run-off

April 19, 2013 2 comments

Neither presidential candidate got a majority of the votes, prompting a revote to begin Tuesday.

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Poll predicts close race between Harris and Kwakwa

April 18, 2013 1 comment

Polling by The Herald shows Daniel Pipkin ’14 trailing his opponents in the presidential race.

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UFB, Visions controversy resolved

April 16, 2013 0 comments

Leaders of the magazine petitioned against the board’s funding cut and threat to control content.

Columns

Brooks ’13, Au ’14, Ramadan ’13, Holguin ’13, Ooi ’14 and Seyler ’15: Facing the UFB’s dysfunction

April 16, 2013 76 comments

We believe that UFB operates within fantasy: that the money it budgets every spring is its money to mete out. It is, in fact, the student body’s money.

Editorials

Editorial: Harris ‘14.5, Gilman ’15 and Sherry ’15 for Brown

April 15, 2013 31 comments

We are pleased to endorse Todd Harris ’14.5 for UCS president, Sam Gilman ’15 for UCS vice president and Alexander Sherry ’15 for UFB chair.