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Click on the following links for more information about committee opportunities at Whitworth University:

ASWU Budget Committee

Following the ASWU general election, the newly elected financial vice-president forms and chairs the Budget Committee. The committee is charged with the task of creating the ASWU budget for the following academic year.

  • Current Members
    • Not yet chosen

If you would like to serve on this committee, please contact the ASWU financial vice-president

ASWU Finance Committee

The Finance Committee meets once a week to discuss requisitions that have been submitted to the ASWU.

  • Meetings
    • If you would like to attend, please contact the ASWU financial vice-president

If you would like to serve on this committee, please contact the ASWU financial vice-president.

ASWU President's Cabinet

The ASWU President's Cabinet comprises students and faculty at Whitworth that assemble to guide and advise the leadership of the ASWU President.

ASWU President's Committee

The ASWU President's Committee comprises a variety of Whitworth students, student leaders, faculty, and administration in attempt to guide the ASWU President and Assembly regarding issues faced by Whitworth students and to develop meaningful ways to address these concerns.

If there is an issue or concern you would like the ASWU committee to address, please e-mail

  • Meetings
    • Meetings are closed.

If you would like to serve on this committee, please contact the ASWU president.

ASWU Review Board

The fundamental responsibility of the ASWU Review Board is to investigate ASWU officer, employee, and member misconduct.

  • Meetings
    • The Review Board meets irregularly.

If you would like to serve on this committee, please contact the ASWU president.

ASWU Student Elections Committee

The purpose of the Student Elections Committee (SEC) is to conduct all elections. This includes establishing a timetable for all elections, due dates, hours, and availability of petitions, providing ballots, conducting elections, counting votes, developing campaign guidelines, and posting the results of all elections. The SEC is also responsible for determining proper candidate conduct and consequences to violations of campaign conduct.

  • Meetings
    • The Student Elections Committee meets irregularly.

If you would like to serve in this committee, please contact the ASWU vice-president.

Campus Committees

  1. General Education and Curriculum Committee
  2. Teaching, Learning, & Assessment Committee
  3. Department Chairs Group
  4. Speakers/Artists Steering Committee
  5. Off-Campus Programs

If you would like to serve on any of the above committees, please contact the ASWU president.

Committees Who Choose Their Own Representatives

  1. International Services Group
  2. Library & Information Resources
  3. Teacher Educational Committee
  4. Academic Building

If you are interested in serving on any of the above committees, please contact the student representative(s) or the chairperson.

Constitution Revision Committee

The fundamental responsibility of the Constitution Revision Committee is to review and revise the ASWU Constitution and By-Laws as directed by the President or Vice-President. The committee is composed of assembly members, coordinators, a variety of students-at-large, and chaired by the Executive Vice President.

Any revisions by the committee must be approved by the assembly.

If you would like to serve on this committee contact the Executive Vice-President at 509. 777.4556.

Services Committee

The Services Committee comprises the Executive Vice-President, an Assembly member, and a variety of students-at-large. The goal of the committee is to gain an understanding of the services rendered to Whitworth students and the level of customer satisfaction experienced (i.e. Bookstore, Sodexo, Financial Aid Office, Registrar, etc.). The Services Committee is designed to represent student sentiment regarding services received and translate these into suggestions and solutions for the administration and faculty. This will help ensure students are satisfied with the services they receive at Whitworth.

Shared Governance Committee

Mission: The Shared Governance Committee takes a proactive approach to increasing student representation on faculty committees and taskforces, in an effort to open formal avenues for student input in the administrative decision making of the college. Striving to uphold the mission, vision and values of ASWU, the Shared Governance Committee shall serve as the liaison between ASWU and faculty committees.

If you would like to be a part of this committee and/or would like more information please contact Matthew Cole, committee chair, at

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