Congress of Graduate Students

 

 

Committees

There are currently four (3) standing committees in COGS. Members are appointed by the Speaker, and with the exception of the Budget Committee, meets at least once every two months. 



Each committee has a chair who is elected by its members. Committees (with the exception of the budget committee) reports to the Congress on their activities at each meeting of the Assembly.

 

Internal Affairs:
A) Prepare and distribute the monthly COGS newsletter
B) Keep website information updated
C) Outreach to fill vacant seats in the Assembly
D) Relations between COGS and the SGA, MSC, and LSC
E) Oversight all COGS funding expenditure
F) Train new COGS members
G) Make/Propose amendments to the COGS Code
H) Hear cases of impeachment and removal prior to the full Assembly
I) Maintain attendance records, and initiate removal proceedings for members who are no longer in compliance with attendance requirements
J) All other areas in which the Chair and the Speaker agree the committee should focus

 

Student Affairs:
A) Academics and Honor Policy
B) Parking and Transportation
C) Housing and Dining
D) Library
E) Health and Wellness
F) Social and Community Programming
G) All other areas in which the Chair and the Speaker agree

 

Student Advocacy:
A) Graduate student pay and funding
B) Childcare
C) Relations with the Graduate Assistants Union
D) Diversity on campus
E) Health Insurance
F) All other areas in which the Chair and the Speaker agree the
committee should focus

 

Committee Chairs and Upcoming Meetings

Internal Affairs

Chair: Representative Caitlyn Blake-Hedges

Vice Chair: Representative Stewart

Next Meeting: Sunday September 6, 2018

Student Affairs

Chair: Vacant

Vice Chair: Representative Collopy

Next Meeting: TBD

Student Advocacy

Chair: Representative Sorribes

Vice Chair: Representative Burns

Next Meeting: TBD

 

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