Passed during May 10, 2023 Staff Senate meeting.
Resolution authorizing approval of Staff Senate to sign support to the ASUM Bear Necessities statement to the University of Montana Administration. Resolution Authored by Kat Cowley. Additional Authors, including Cowley, listed for letter.
Letter discusses concerns regarding the status of marginalized and vulnerable student populations and offers suggestions on some ways the University of Montana can support students at a basic human level. These include continued advocacy for increase support from the State of Montana, increased housing availability, meal plan affordability, open education resources, campus accessibility, and addressing staffing issues.
University of Montana--Missoula; Missoula (Mont.)
University of Montana -- Missoula. Staff Senate
Cowley, Kat; Carter, Kenzie; Bowles, Elizabeth; Smith, Adrianne; Donaldson, Peter; Kendall, Jimmy; Neulinger, Bekah; Grady, Joseph; Hamman, Ben; Attebury, Charity; Ahina, Kaaumoana; Hatfield, Haley; Fern, Lauren; Old Person, Wilena; Goforth, Anisa; Birdinground, O'Shat; Zellmer-Cuaresma, Jennifer; and Carpenter, Devin, "SB04-22/23: Resolution Authorizing Approval of Staff Senate Signature of Bear Necessities Statement to University Administration" (2023). University of Montana Staff Senate Resolutions. 2.