Several members of the Graduate Student Council (GSC) sharply criticized the design of the Affordability Assessment sent out to graduate students on Monday, raising concerns about the University’s commitment to financial accessibility.
In its weekly Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) considered a bill that would provide the federal government with feedback on proposed Title IX regulations.
In a unanimous vote, the councillors swore in Latin American history Ph.D candidate Mateo Carrillo to represent the social sciences district. Carrillo was the default replacement for Caleb Smith ’18, who was elected last year but graduated, leaving the seat vacant over the summer.
During its final meeting of the summer on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed graduate student funding transparency, stipends and other pertinent campus issues to bring up at a November town hall with Provost Persis Drell.
At its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed graduate student mental health initiatives, resources and policies. The Council also covered plans for an upcoming town hall meeting on mental health for graduate students.
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) approved the 2018-19 ASSU operational budget and discussed preparations for the new graduate student orientation.
During its weekly meeting on Wednesday evening, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) debated a bill to broadly reform the ASSU constitution authored by GSC member Caleb Smith ’17 M.S. ’18. The Council also motioned to create a working group to handle mental health issues in response to the recent lawsuit against the University and addressed several procedural matters.
On Saturday, the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) elections commission announced the results of the 2018 elections. The Shanta-Rosie slate, including Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Ph.D. candidate Rosie Nelson, won against the Khaled-Ocon slate to become the 2018-2019 ASSU executives.