1.     Welcome

2.     Updates, News, & Reminders

a.     NAGPS Conference

                                               i.     Leeza and Paige attended conference in April

                                             ii.     National Graduate and Professional Student Association

                                            iii.     Opportunity for involvement, share research across schools

                                            iv.     Currently non-active member of SAGE

b.     Pan-Grad Discussion

                                               i.     One-pager shared with Deans of each school

                                             ii.     Working to advocate for grad/professional

3.     Committee Updates:

a.     Honor Committee (Adam Huckaby)

                                               i.     Working on honor handbook for graduate students

                                             ii.     Still working on finding second Honor Committee chair

b.     University Judiciary Committee (Niko Maffucci)

                                               i.     absent

c.     Initiatives Committee (Paul Zivick)

                                               i.     Still working finding second Initiatives co-chair

                                             ii.     Still scheduling meeting to transfer over Iniatives information

d.     Social Committee (Mojdeh Tarighat & Tiffany Layne)

                                               i.     April Event Summary

1.     Wine and cheese at Alumni Hall

2.     Catered by Mezeh

3.     Final count: roughly 50-75

                                             ii.     May Event

1.     GBS/GSASC social event

2.     Thursday, May 4th 4-7pm @ Coupe’s

e.     Professional Development Committee (Anchi Tusei)

                                               i.     Still looking for professional development summary

                                             ii.     2018 Grad Days: week of March 19th

f.      Research Committee (Cory Weller & Wenfan Ke)

                                               i.     Huskey 2018: March 20th  

g.     Finance Committee (Adam Gross)

                                               i.     Funding Requests: none

4.     GSASC Orientation: Wednesday, August 16th 2017

a.     Calling for volunteers for lunch, breakout sessions, ABC ID checkers for wristbands

b.     Google form to be sent via email

5.     The 2017-2018 GSASC Year

a.     Department Reps 2017-2018

                                               i.     Communications

b.     Looking forward: other types of social events, other kinds of research events, emphasizing outreach to new grad student involvement

c.     Career Services Student Advisory Committee

                                               i.     UVA committee (not part of council)

                                             ii.     Looking for graduate student involvement

d.     Student Representative to the Board of Visitors

                                               i.     Creating student advisory committee

                                             ii.     Need to apply

e.     College of Arts and Sciences Foundation

                                               i.     Manages endowment for the college (largest endowment at UVA)

                                             ii.     2 student representatives

                                            iii.     invited to future GSASC meetings

6.     For the Good of the Order