Faculty Handbook 2015–16

Purchase Student Government Association

Purchase Student Government Association (PSGA)
President: Joseph Chiavaro (2015–16)
PSGA Advisor: Antony Ware, Office of Community Engagement
Office: Campus Center North, Room 1012
Office Hours: Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–5 p.m., during the academic year
Email: psga.executives@purchase.edu
Web: www.purchasesga.org

The PSGA is a vital service for Purchase College students. It is the primary representative body for the students and is funded by the Mandatory Student Activity fee. The PSGA is responsible for:

  • advocating for the interests of all students to the college administration
  • providing and maintaining student-run clubs, organizations, and services
  • operating the Student Center
  • providing weekly events on campus, open to all students
  • and organizing a large event for the entire campus each semester

Students are represented on the Purchase College Senate, the all-campus governance body, by six voting members. One of these senators is the president of the PSGA and the remaining five shall be elected officials of the PSGA. Students are also represented on the standing committees of the Senate, and are chosen according to procedures developed by the PSGA and approved by the College Senate.


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