FUNCTION: To advise the Faculty Council and the president on matters pertaining to the responsibilities, rights, and welfare of graduate student academic employees.
COMPOSITION: Five voting members of the General Faculty for three-year staggered terms; one staff graduate coordinator for a two-year term; and one teaching assistant, one assistant instructor, and one graduate research assistant. Student members shall be appointed by the President from a panel of names submitted by the Graduate Student Assembly. In addition, every year the Chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms. Each year, the committee shall elect its own Chair and Vice Chair who shall be voting faculty members of the committee. The chair of the Graduate Assembly shall appoint one member of the Graduate Assembly for a one-year term as an ex officio voting member of the committee. One representative from the Graduate School shall serve as an ex officio non-voting administrative advisor.