Senators serve in the Legislative Branch of SGA, and must be classified as a full-time student, in good standing, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 as computed and recorded by the Office of the Registrar at the time of elections. If the candidate is elected, he/she must maintain this 2.75 cumulative grade point average upon assuming office and then throughout their tenure in office. They are not allowed to concurrently hold office in another branch of SGA, and must be a constituent of the academic college or classification that he/she is seeking.
Once elected by the student body, all Senators are officially sworn in by the Chief Justice at the first regularly held meeting of the Senate. After being sworn in, Senators:
All in all, Senators have the unique ability to serve as the link between the students and faculty, staff, and administration campus. They speak for the students they represent, and their voice has real impact on Austin Peay State University's campus. If you don't believe us, click here to see all that we've had a hand in since Fall 2008.