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UNI student body elects leaders for the 2012-2013 school year

March 21, 2012

Jill Hohnecker, election commissioner, UNI Student Government, 563-543-0723,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa students have elected representatives to the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) for the 2012-2013 school year. Elections were held for student body president, vice president and senate representatives.

Jordan Bancroft-Smithe, a senior music and psychology major from Waverly, Iowa, will serve as the 2012-2013 student body president. KaLeigh White, a sophomore sociology and public administration major with a minor in non-profit management from Ottumwa, Iowa, will serve as vice president.

NISG represents the student body and promotes activities that are in the best interest of students. NISG also promotes student involvement in the governmental process by addressing issues that affect students such as tuition, financial aid, quality of education and student rights.

The representatives will officially take office on Saturday, April 15. For additional information or a complete list of elected representatives to the NISG senate, contact or Jill Hohnecker, NISG election commissioner, at 563-543-0723 or