ASG Office of Financial Affairs
With nearly 350 Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) on campus, the ASG Office of Financial Affairs provides funding opportunities for programming, conference attendance, and supplies. Yearly, there is nearly $250,000 available for RSOs. RSO’s have the opportunity to seek funding four times a year at a cap of $10,000 per year. Funding can cover the cost of a conference, brining a speaker to campus, purchasing food for an event, and much more! The Board, chaired by the ASG Treasurer, meets once a week to review and approve budgets. Board members also attend funded events to ensure funds are being properly utilized and serve weekly office hours.
Freshman Leadership Forum - Leadership Development Program
The Freshman Leadership Forum works to educate and engage freshmen in the process of shared governance at the University of Arkansas. Freshman Leadership Forum members develop leadership skills and increase awareness of diversity in order to effectively represent fellow students in the future. Freshman Leadership Forum members learn the operations of ASG through interactive educational programming, serving in multiple roles within the organization, and intentional networking. Freshman Leadership Forum cohorts include 20-outstanding freshman, and are selected each semester. Freshman Leadership Forum members are overseen by an Executive Coordinator who is assisted by two Deputy Coordinators and four Assistant Coordinators.
The Office of the Historian
The ASG Historian is a compensated position, approved by the ASG Senate. The role of the Historian is to research, collect information, and publish the rich 90- plus year history of Associated Student Government at the University of Arkansas. The Historian is supervised by the ASG Advisor and works with Special Collections, the Arkansas Traveler, and the Arkansas Alumni Association on gathering all things ASG. The Historian works 2-5 hours a week.
The Office of the Webmaster
The ASG Webmaster is also a compensated position. The role of the Webmaster is to ensure that the ASG website provides transparency to the University of Arkansas community. The Webmaster is supervised by the ASG Advisor and works with the various branch leaders, as well as those who oversee a functional area, on updating the website with timely and pertinent information. The Webmaster works 2-5 hours a week.
ASG Alumni Engagement
In partnership with the Arkansas Alumni Society, an intentional ASG Alumni Engagement initiative was established and includes a publication, events, programs, and outreach. Four-times a year, The Gavel is distributed to ASG Alumni and current members. The magazine highlights ASG quarterly accomplishment, programs, and initiatives, as well as outstanding student leaders, and active alums. The quarterly Coffee with Alumni event plays host to an ASG alum returning back to campus to talk with current members about their experience and how it prepared them for life after college. The ASG Homecoming Reception is a partnership with the ASG Alumni Society and ASG in providing a tailgate reception for current and former ASG alums every year during Homecoming. Finally, ASG alums are sent invites to various events including ASG Inauguration, the ASG End of Year Awards Banquet, and of course, the yearly ASG Holiday Card.
ASG Recruitment and Early Awareness
In an effort to assist with the recruitment and retention of outstanding young people, ASG has parented with Enrollment Management, the Division of Diversity Affairs, and the Honors College, in providing promotional material, printed materials, and testimonials. This partnership is in an effort to not only get the ASG message and opportunities out to high school juniors/seniors considering coming to Arkansas, but, to help bring diverse, intelligent, leaders to the university. Current ASG members are available to attend local college informational fairs, and printed materials highlight the expansive talent and opportunities ASG provides to those who seek active involvement in their collegiate experience.