GSA Standing Committees

The Graduate Student Association has the following committees on which department representatives serve.

  • Research Symposium Planning Committee -
    • Plans and runs the logistics leading up to the annual Graduate Research Symposium in the Spring Semester
    • Reviews submissions from SLU graduate students for presentation at the Symposium
  • Brennan and Recognition Awards Committee -
    • Reviews applications for the Brennan Summer Fellowship Awards
    • Reviews nominations for the three GSA Recognition Awards
  • Conference Awards Committee -
    • Reviews conference awards applications for funding throughout the academic year
  • Social Events Committee -
    • Plans and runs social events for SLU graduate students throughout the year
    • Organizes the annual GSA Kickball Tournament held each September/October
  • Wellness Week Committee -
    • Plans and runs events for physical and mental wellness of graduate students
    • Events normally occur at the end of the Fall Semester

Occasionally, the GSA has ad hoc committees created by the GSA President to address particular needs. Some of these committees include:

  • Constitutional Review Committee (2017-18; should happen every 3-5 years)
  • Conference Awards Committee (2016-17 policy committee; now a standing committee)
  • Special Task Force Committee on graduate assistant health insurance (2015-16)