Josi Barscz was excited and a little intimidated when she got a phone call telling her she had been appointed as the new Student Trustee. The sophomore biochemistry major began in the position in July. She was unaware of the opportunity until she was recommended to apply by Associate Professor of Chemistry Mark Krahling. Krahling said he recommended Barscz for the position because she was a good student who was prepared and had lots of interests across campus. “I’m very pleased and I think she will do a great job in that role,” Krahling said. Barscz is a functioning member of the Board of Trustees which acts as the highest level of the University Government. She participates in votes on policy changes, many involving financial responsibilities and how money is allocated. The executive members of the university, including President Ronald Rochon, report directly to the board. “I get to see a little bit of the inner workings of the university that a lot of students don’t get to see so my pride in this university has really increased,” Barscz said. “Getting to look at just how the university operates at the highest level is astounding. I thought Dr. Rochon was… Read full this story
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