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UW-RF Students Named to UW System Advisory Council
By Charlotte J. Muenzenberger
UWRF News Bureau
NOV. 12, 2004--Two UW-River Falls elementary education majors have been
named to the UW- System Student Advisory Council.
Caitlin Callister, of Onalaska, Wis,. and Eli Eschenbauch, of Presque
Isle, Wis., will serve as student ambassadors for the 2004-05 year.
UW System chancellors have named more than 30 students to the Student
Advisory Council. By taking part in special projects and events, students
assist university leaders and offer unique perspectives from a student
Ambassadors provide input, assistance, and feedback on projects and special
events, such as the University of Wisconsin Day at the State Fair. Because
they are informed about system-wide issues that affect their home campuses,
they are an important resource for their peers on university campuses.
UW System Vice President for Public Relations Linda Weimer, says student
ambassadors serve their peers, "Ultimately, the UW System exists
to serve students," Weimer said. "As the university continues
to manage budget cuts, improve quality in our classrooms, increase its
visibility to the public, and contribute toward growing Wisconsin's economy,
the perspectives of our student ambassadors become even more valuable."
Student ambassadors have hosted UW System events since 2000. They also
assist the Board of Regents in sharing the importance of higher education
with state and elected leaders, provide counsel to the president and system
officers, and work with the student member of the Board of Regents and
the United Council of UW Students.
Tuesday, 22-Jun-2010 16:21:17 Central Daylight Time