Boston College should increase transparency and oversight of the Student Organization Funding Committee (SOFC) to prevent future budgeting issues for BC’s variety of student organizations. Regardless of SOFC’s internal behavior, the BC administration has a responsibility to provide adequate and stable support to student organizations on campus, and recent events within SOFC have shown the…
SOFC Runs Out of Funds for Fall Semester, Disallows New Budget Requests
The chairman of SOFC emailed club leaders on Thursday that the organization reached its maximum allocation after approving over 170 budget requests.
Gridlock In Funding Process Leads Student Leaders To Circumvent SOFC
Some clubs choose to skirt official channels for funding because, they say, the system is slow and confusing.
SOFC To Push Up Deadlines For RSO Budget Proposals
With more than 200 registered student organizations on campus, funding clubs is no small task. The responsibility of allocating that funding, though, is the responsibility of a comparatively small group.
Improving BC Event Planning
I have been involved in student organizations throughout my time at Boston College, including serving on two different executive boards and being president of the Economics Association this past year.
SOFC Budget Runs Dry Early
The Student Organization Funding Committee has recently alerted all organizations that receive funds from it that it has exhausted its budget for this year and will not be able to fund additional events or hear appeals for more funding.
Senate And SOFC Discuss Reorganization of RSO Financing
UGBC Senate and Student Organization Funding Committee held a joint meeting on Monday night to discuss how to better fund student organizations on campus.