The Legislative Branch is comprised of forty-six (46) Senators. This governing body allocates funds, approves presidential appointments, facilitates legislative changes, and represents the student voice through resolutions. Twenty-five (25) Senators represent UK’s academic colleges (including graduate & professional), fifteen (15) Senators are elected ‘undergraduate at-large’ to represent the undergraduate student body as a whole, five (5) Senators are elected ‘graduate at-large’ to represent the graduate student body as a whole, and four (4) are elected as freshmen representatives. The Senate President serves as the liaison between the executive and legislative branches and oversees the four committees: Appropriations and Revenue, Academic/Student Affairs, Operations & Evaluations, & Committee on Committees.
For information on Senate’s funding process for student organizations, Click here.For Senate agendas, minutes, and voting records, click here.For legislation passed by the UKSGA Senate, click here.