reacting or responding quickly and positively; responding readily with interest or enthusiasm;

What makes for a responsive student government?

  • Accessibility to students, through office hours, online media presence, email communication, or other solicitation of feedback.
  • Concerted marketing efforts to alert students to upcoming events, debates, or initiatives.
  • Creation of flexible programming: forums, meetings, initiatives, or events that address current events or student needs as they arise.

Executive Board

  • Quickly respond to the concerns and requests of students, faculty, and administrators.
  • If a solution is not yet available, let invested parties know you are working toward one.
  • Embody positivity, enthusiasm, and efficiency when addressing concerns.


  • Solicit feedback and opinions from constituents on a regular basis, through a variety of communication channels.
  • Present student feedback to the legislative body in a timely manner.
  • Propose legislation, projects, or initiatives that address current student concerns.

What has your student government done to embody responsiveness?

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