GSA ASUN Bylaw C, approved fall 2015
GSA Bylaws, approved fall 2014Do you have graduate student questions, concerns, comments, or just want to get involved in something graduate-student specific? The Graduate Student Assembly wants to hear from you and help you. With your involvement, we can make real change at UNL! Come to our monthly legislative assembly meetings: the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm in the Union. The room will be posted in the Union doors the day of the meeting.
As the semester moves along, we will post minutes and legislation below. Feel free to check them out and see what we are doing for you!
Meeting Schedule for 2015-2016
|September 8, 2015||Minutes||7:00 p.m.||None||Budget passed.|
|October 6, 2015||Minutes||7:00 p.m.||FA2015-16-01||A resolution in support of merging with ASUN for administrative support, funding opportunities, and institutional memory.|
|November 3, 2015||Minutes||7:00 p.m.||None||None|
|December 1, 2015||Minutes||7:00 p.m.||FA2015-16-02
|A resolution in support of sending graduate parking payments to the student consolidated bill for monthly payments.
A resolution in support of dissolving the Graduate Student Assembly ahead of the commencement of the Graduate Student Assembly.
|January 12, 2016||Minutes||7:00 p.m.||SP2015-16-04||A resolution in support of the Executive Committee presenting the proposed budget to the ASUN president and negotiating further as needed.|
|February 2, 2016||Meeting cancelled||7:00 p.m.||SP2015-16-05
|Meeting cancelled due to University closure; resolution postponed
Meeting cancelled due to University closure; resolution postponed
Resolution in support of Nebrasketball Watch Event (via e-mail)
|March 1, 2016||Minutes||7:00 p.m.||SP2015-16-08
|A resolution in support of the GSA survey for well-being and professional development.
A resolution in support of Graduate Student Appreciation Week.
(FAILED) A resolution to create a new set of Bylaws. Will revisit in April.
|April 5, 2016||7:00 p.m.||ASUN GSA Bylaw
|For vote on April 5: ASUN GSA Bylaw, revised
For vote on April 5: GSA Bylaws, revised
For vote on April 5: GTAP Rules, for GSA Graduate Travel Awards Program
Past Legislative Assembly Meetings
|October 2014||Minutes||FA2014-15-01||Resolution formalizing support for Midwest Scientific Research Career Fair|
|November 2014||None||FA2014-15-02||Resolution in support of National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week|
|January 2015||Minutes||SP2014-15-03||Resolution in support of assessment of GSA Structure with respect to ASUN and appropriate equity of student fee allocation|
|February 2015||Minutes||SP2014-15-04||Resolution in support of assessing the need for a Graduate Student Bill of Rights in addition to the Grievance Policies|
|March 2015||Minutes||SP2014-15-05||Resolution in support of having greivance policy information added to graduate student letters of offer|
|September 2013||No Minutes|
|December 2013||No Minutes|
|February 2014||No Minutes|
|April 2014||No Minutes|
|October 2011||Minutes Not Available|
|November 2011||Minutes Not Available|
|February 2012||Minutes Not Available|
|March 2012||Minutes Not Available|
|April 2012||Minutes Not Available|
|September 2010||Minutes||Constitutional amendment passed bringing us into compliance with ASUN|
|October 2010||Minutes||Resolution that says GSA supports the campus wellness plan|
|November 2010||Minutes||Resolution that says GSA would like deparment grad organization to maintain their GSA reps|
|December 2009||cancelled due to weather|
|January 2010||Minutes||New Constitution and Bylaws passed|
|February 2010||Minutes||Resolution expressing GSA's support for allowing grad students to take leaves of absence|
|April 2010||Minutes||Resolution trying to get all grad students not just TAs the fee deferal|
|October 2008||Minutes||Resolution authorizing GSA to put in a bid for the NAGPS conference
Resolution encouraging the University to have grad students on the Student Judicial Board
|November 2008||Minutes||Resolution to encourage grad students to use library proxies (send 3rd party to pick up materials on behalf of grad student)
Resolution expressing GSA's commitment to academic integrity
|March 2009||Minutes||Resolution encouraging the reading of post baccalaureate names at commencement
Resolution saying how much we would really appreciate it if textbooks cost less
Resolution expressing how GSA encourages open access pulications and how it would like UNL to put weight on said publications
|These resolutions were introduced according to the meeting agenda from March 2009. There is however no mention made of them in the minutes. Laura says that she remembers them being passed, but again there is no documentation|
|October 2007||Minutes||Resolution to have GSA join in the Better World Books program|
|November 2007||Minutes||Resolution advocating an ad hoc committee to determine the need for research and travel grants|
|February 2008||Minutes||Resolution expressing opposition to LR-233ca, a state bill to end Affirmative Action Hiring for state agencies
Resolution advocating for fee deferals for graduate students with assistantships