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Organization: Student Public Interest Research Group

Acronym(s): UNI Student PIRG
Organization Type(s): Academic Education
General Interest

Description: Student PIRG, or Public Interest Research Group, is a student organization aimed at raising student awareness, participation, and activism in issues of general public interest which are of particular interest to students. Campaigns may include but are not limited to, keeping the price of textbooks and tuition down, saving financial aid from budget cuts, the New Voters Project, campaigns to save the Arctic, and stopping hunger and homelessness. The organization is geared at active student involvement in which each member contributes equally in an attempt to be the solution to problems rather than apathetic contributors to them. The organization will represent a diverse population within the student body and will attempt to approach issues openly and on a non-partisan basis.
National/Regional Affiliation: Student PIRGs
Address: 407 S. Dearborn Suite 701
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: (312) 220-0013

Membership Information

Number of Members: 12
Officer Election/Selection Dates: Second Week of each semester

WWW Information

Web address: None Specified

Advisor Information

Alexandra Kogl
University of Northern Iowa
Sabin Hall 347
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0404

Constitution Constitution Requirements

Uploaded: PIRG_Constitution.doc

Officer Information

OtherCampus Organizer Devren Hobbs

Organization Information Last Updated: 11/18/2014

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