March General Body Meeting

Monday, Mar. 14th 2016

6 PM Newcomb Gallery


·      One Less Presentation- Itiya Aneece

o   Group that advocates against sexual violence. Offer presentations to help dispel myths associated with sexual violence. Provide resources for survivors. Please contact Itiya if you are interested in a One Less presentation for your organization.

·      Call for Nominations- All GSASC Council Positions and StudCo representatives

o   Please email Ben Vaughn if you are interested in GSAS positions (self-nominations are allowed). We also need a StudCo representative.

·      Elimination of VP Operations Position

o   Operations position will be incorporated into other positions. Vote for approval will be held next month.

·      Changes to Ex-Officio Election

o   Honor and UJC elections will now be held in March (due to scheduling issues)

·      SchedulingHonor Committee Referenda- Olivia Sabik

o   Amendment to single sanction honor system did not pass.

o   However, an independent review system will assess our current honor system.

·      Honor Committee Elections- Olivia Sabik (re-elected), Sean Chadwick, Stephanie Roe (elected)

·      UJC Elections- Debi Luzader (re-elected) and CJ Anderson (re-elected)


Committee Updates:

·      Research Committee –Cory Weller and Mike Laforest

o   Flyer Distribution

o   Please help spread the word about the exhibition

·      Professional Development Committee –Angela Zeigler and Jennifer McDaniels

o   GradDays Schedule Update – see finalized schedule online.

o   T-Shirt Design Contest – T-shirts are spiffy this year.

o   Volunteers Needed – please sign up to help check IDs etc.

·      Social Committee –Nick Rich and Akin Odeleye

o   St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Kardinal Hall, 3/20, 5-8 PM

·      Finance Committee –Kristin Connor and Tony Boese

o   Funding Requests (17):

§  External

§  Politics Department Student Conference ($400) – approved

§  Classics Grad Student Colloquium ($200) – approved

§  National Health Institute Symposium ($400) – reapply next month

§  Biosciences Career Panel ($400) – approved

§  Biosciences Spring Symposium ($200) – approved

§  Pan European Conference ($400) – approved

§  UVA Bioethics Debate ($400) – approved

§  Internal

§  St. Patrick’s Day Celebration ($600) – approved

§  Huskey Research Exhibition ($600) – approved

§  Post-GradDays Wind Down at St. Martaans ($200) – approved

§  Dissertation Speed Dating ($110) – approved

§  Crozet Pizza Party ($697.11) – approved

§  Barbeque ($1000) – approved

§  Three Notch’d Beer Tasting ($500) – approved

§  Collonade Wine and Cheese ($500) – approved

§  Academic Interview Panel ($150) – approved 


Next Meeting: Monday, April 4th, 6 PM, Newcomb Gallery