Famous faces: a list of some of the movers and shakers on campus
You will likely encounter these folks during your years at MU.
Aug. 17, 2011
Mike Zeiter is MU’s Interfraternity Council president. Zeiter has been involved with Greek Life throughout his years at MU. He is the former president and former recruitment chairman of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Zeiter is a senior accounting major and hails from St. Louis.
Michelle Parsons is the Panhellenic Association president. Parsons has been involved with Greek Life throughout her years at MU as a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority but participates in other MU organizations such as Mizzou Forte, an a capella choir, as well. Parsons is studying mass communications.
After fellow Women's Center staff member Struby Struble left the position of adviser, Suzy Day took over. Under her leadership, the center plans programming throughout the year pertaining to women's and inequality issues. An MU alumna, Day also oversees Greek Allies and an annual production of "The Vagina Monologues."
A Columbia native, Nathan Stephens is the director of the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. In this position, Stephens works to educate MU in black culture. Stephens also advises the Mizzou Black Men's Initiative, an organization committed to empowering black male students.
Eric Woods is the Missouri Students Association president and will hold the position until second semester of this academic year. A senior political science major, Woods has been involved with MSA since his freshman year. He began working with MSA through a position on the student court, followed by holding the chief justice position, and was elected MSA president last fall.
Chris Rucker is the Residence Hall Association President. Rucker is a junior business major and was this past academic year’s RHA vice president. Rucker also participates in STRIPES, MU’s safe-rides organization that recently gave its 100,000th ride.
Janna Basler is the Director of Greek Life and Assistant Director of Student Life as well as the head of the Center for Leadership Development and Community Involvement at MU. Basler is a part-time doctoral student in addition to her positions in student life and Greek life. She studies educational leadership and policy analysis in higher education with a research emphasis on Greek students and alcohol.
Whitney Williams is the Legion of Black Collegians president for the next academic year. Williams is a political science major and has been participating in LBC throughout her years at MU. She held the political chair position on executive board during the 2010-11 academic year and ran for the president position in April.