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Student Association Executive Officers portraits 1953-2008

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Table of Contents

Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Biographical Note/Historical Note

Content Description

Administrative Information

Collection Overview +/-

Title: Student Association Executive Officers portraits 1953-2008
Collection Number: 46
Repository: Weber State University Archives
Address:
2901 University Circle
Ogden, UT, 84408-2901
URL: http://library.weber.edu/asc/archivesdept/default.cfm
Email: archives@weber.edu
Phone: 801-626-6388
Fax: 801-626-7045

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1, Folder 1 id20195: Executive officer portraits (1953/54-1971/72)

Includes list of student government officers from 1953/54-2013/14

Box 1, Folder 2 id20196: Executive officer portraits (1972/73-1977/78, 1999/00-2002/03, Fall 2007)
Box 2 id20197: Executive officer portraits (1978-1979)
Box 2 id20198: Executive officer portraits (1998-1999)
Box 2 id20199: Executive officer portraits (2001-2002)
Box 2 id20200: Executive officer portraits (2005-2006)

Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

Weber’s student government was established in 1904, fifteen years after the school was started. The student government initially consisted of a president, vice president, and secretary/treasurer. Class and club presidents were given a voice in different committees, but were not officially part of the student government. At the beginning of the 1933-34 school year, the positions of Secretary and Treasurer were made separate positions due to higher enrollment. In 1942, the business manager position was added. These officers were in charge of all facets of student government, including legislative and judicial affairs. In the 1962-1963 school year, when the school changed to a four year institution, the student government was changed by creating the Student Academic Assembly (Legislative Branch) and Supreme Court (Judicial branch). While positions’ names were changed, the student government’s structure did not change significantly again until the 1967-1968 school year, when two new vice president positions were added. Two more vice presidents were added in the 1973-1974 school year. In 1972 the Associated Women Students (AWS), Associated Men Students (AMS), class presidents, and dorm representatives were eliminated as organizations and from the student government and more seats in the Senate were created. The Executive Branch was downsized to three positions in the 1984-1985 school year, and remained that way until the 2006-2007 school year when they increased the number of vice presidents. As of the 2011-2012 school year, there are a president and seven vice presidents in the Executive Branch.

Content Description +/-

This collection contains photographs, collages, and professional photographs of the executive officers of the Student Association.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

Photographs are arranged chronologically, with the larger images put in a different box. The larger images are also arranged chronologically.

Creator:

Weber State University Student Association

Language:

English

Quantity:

0.50

Language of the Finding Aid:

The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding Aid Authors: Kandice Newren, 2014.

EAD Creation Date:

July 23rd, 2014

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