American Conservative Student Union

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The purpose of the American Conservative Student Union (ACSU), the group states on its website that is "establishes, cultivates, and unites collegiately affiliated conservative policy organizations in order to better educate students, faculty, and staff about the conservative movement, providing them with the tools necessary to engage society through effective activism."[1]

The American Conservative Student Union was officially launched on January 1, 2007 "as an offshoot from," [2]

ACSU's former president, David Ferguson, is also the manager of (web), a website launched February 15, 2007, "that tracks senatorial absenteeism." [2] is "a project of the American Conservative Student Union (ACSU), an organization 'under the wing' of," its website] states. [3] "For now, tracks only senators, but it plans to include House members soon," Sheffield wrote. [2]


  • Matt Wolking, is the President and enrolled at Patrick Henry College in Northern Virginia.
  • Alisa Cassil is Vice President and enrolled at The King’s College in New York City.

An earlier version of the websitre listed the following as the founding members and advisers. The founding officers were as follows:

  • President - David Ferguson
  • Vice President - Frank Beard
  • Secretary-Treasurer - Amy Bedsole

Board of Advisers:

(Member: David Keene

Contact Details

Email: president AT



  1. "About ACSI", accessed January 2009.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Carrie Sheffield "Brownback Leads The Field In Missed Votes", The Politico, February 16, 2007.
  3. "About",, accessed December 2007.