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March 13, 2012MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

New Student Regent

The new student regent at Northwest Missouri State University says he's eager to start his new term.

Ashton Rafferty was appointed by governor Nixon to serve as a non-voting member on the university's board. Raffety says his goal is to bring the voice of the student body to the board of regents in a clear way. He plans include helping to make sure budget cuts don't impact the university's culture.

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The student representative serves as a liaison between the students and the board of regents at Northwest.