"As a member of Ashland University, I will hold myself to the highest standards of academic, personal and social integrity; respect the dignity of each individual; honor the University's tradition and commitment to Judeo-Christian values; and serve others in our world community."

Written and Adopted by Student Senate
April 11, 2000


Pass and enact legislation
Present issues of interest or concern to the student body
Provide a student voice to the University administration
Oversee student organizations and residential units

Meeting Dates

Every Tuesday 9:30 p.m., September-April
Student Center, second floor, Conference Rooms A, B, C & D

Election Process

All campus elections for executive office and the class senators are held in the spring prior to the academic year for which they are elected. Freshman senators and other representatives are elected in the fall. 

Election Dates: typically, end of September and beginning of April

Teddy Bear Drive

The Teddy Bear drive is an annual service project of Student Senate that has brought comfort to children in the Ashland area for over a decade.  Donated new teddy bears and stuffed animals are provided to the local police department to share with children involved in car accidents and traumatic events. Approximately 200-400 new teddy bears and stuffed animals are donated annually.

Contact Us

Student Senate

Hawkins Conard Student Center
401 College Avenue
Ashland, Ohio 44805

Naomi Sims
President, Student Senate

Andrew MacQueen
Vice President, Student Senate

Dr. Robert Pool
Advisor, Student Senate

Dr. Jason Stevens
Advisor, Student Senate

Office: 419.289.5307
Fax: 419.289.5071