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Gaur ’21 and Lee ’20: UFB’s pandemic response fails our communities

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Gaur ’21 and Lee ’20: UFB’s pandemic response fails our communities

May 30, 2020 2 comments

Following Brown’s closure due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, 16 Brown student organizations called on the Undergraduate Finance Board to donate unused funds from these organizations’ annual budgets to mutual aid efforts to support members of both the Brown and Rhode Island communities.

Wrenn MS’18 PhD’21: Fact-Checking the UCS Executive Board’s Herald Letter: A Historical Perspective

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Wrenn MS’18 PhD’21: Fact-Checking the UCS Executive Board’s Herald Letter: A Historical Perspective

May 24, 2020 0 comments

In their May 15 letter to the editor, the Executive Board of the Undergraduate Council of Students appealed to the Brown community that the Class Coordinating Board is not an official form of student government: 

De Georgia ’20: Why UFB doesn’t fund donations to the greater Providence community

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De Georgia ’20: Why UFB doesn’t fund donations to the greater Providence community

May 20, 2020 2 comments

In early March, after Brown made the call to finish the semester virtually and cancel all events on campus, the Undergraduate Finance Board was faced with making a number of important decisions.

Sachar ’20: UCS, Do You See Us?

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Sachar ’20: UCS, Do You See Us?

May 9, 2020 3 comments

Student government has the ability to play a vital role on our campus, but its constitutive organizations are severely struggling to be transparent and accountable to the students they serve.

UFB releases historic funding data since 2008-09, reveals over $1 million in accumulated budget surplus

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UFB releases historic funding data since 2008-09, reveals over $1 million in accumulated budget surplus

April 9, 2020 0 comments

In an unprecedented release, the Undergraduate Finance Board published its historical funding records dating back to 2008-09 on its website Wednesday afternoon as a part of the Board’s continued push toward transparency. 

Jason Carroll ’21 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students, Elections Board Co-Chairs Alex Song ’20 and Mary Stack ’21 announced in a Zoom video conference open to the student body Monday night.

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Jason Carroll ’21 elected UCS President

April 6, 2020 0 comments

Jason Carroll ’21 was elected president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Akilesh Raman ’22 was elected as chair of the Undergraduate Finance Board in this year’s elections, Elections Board Co-Chairs Alex Song ’20 and Mary Stack ’21 announced in a Zoom video conference open to the student body Monday night. 

In the race for Undergraduate Finance Board chair, Akilesh Raman ’22 (left) runs unopposed, with Anika Ahluwalia ’23 (right) also running unopposed for UFB vice chair.

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UFB chair, vice chair candidates discuss platforms

March 30, 2020 0 comments

Akilesh Raman ’22 runs unopposed in the race for Undergraduate Finance Board chair, with Anika Ahluwalia ’23 also running unopposed for UFB vice chair.

UFB amends constitution, adds fund transfer and transparency policies

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UFB amends constitution, adds fund transfer and transparency policies

March 11, 2020 0 comments

Following discussions with highly funded student groups and service-oriented student groups over the past several weeks addressing concerns about equitable funding, the Undergraduate Finance Board passed three new policy changes at their meeting Sunday.

Elections Board announces UCS, UFB candidates

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Elections Board announces UCS, UFB candidates

March 9, 2020 0 comments

Undergraduate Council of Students Vice President Jason Carroll ’21 and Chair of Campus Life Zanagee Artis ’22 are running for UCS president in this year’s UCS and Undergraduate Finance Board elections.

UCS, UFB election season kicks off with information sessions

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UCS, UFB election season kicks off with information sessions

March 4, 2020 0 comments

Kicking off the Undergraduate Council of Students and Undergraduate Finance Board spring election process, the UCS elections board held three informational sessions for prospective candidates this week.