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Special Committees

The page houses the meeting minutes for each of the meetings of the Special Committees as created by the Graduate Senate in the current Academic Year. Currently, the Graduate Senate has approved the creation of the following Special Committees to handle charges as described below: Grants, Legislative Concerns, NVivo, & Transit.

If you are interested in joining any of these committees, please contact the committee chair (listed below) or the GSA, if absent a chair.

If you are seeking to submit a report on behalf of a committee, please use this link.

 

Grants

Tasked with investigation of new GSA Grants Selection Process by a majority of the quorum at the September 11th Official Meeting of the Graduate Senate.

Chair: Shari Jurik

Other Members: Rebecca Dowling, Brittany Gay, Morgan Bunting, Eleanor Brasfield, Eyal Handelsman Katz, (Alex Rittle, Ian Nodurft, Sherella Cupid, Siobhan Quinn, Josey Stevens, Maxwell Atkins) & Evgenia Barannikova (ex-officio), Adam Harvey (ex-officio), Roy Prouty (ex-officio)

Meetings: Fridays @ 10:00a in Sherman 151

Meeting Minutes

Legislative Concerns

Tasked with investigation of various Local, State, & Federal policies as they affect higher education by a majority of the quorum at the September 11th Official Meeting of the Graduate Senate.

Chair: Thomas Cole → Kiki Malomo-Paris

Other Members: Kiki Malomo-Paris, Jamila Torain, Adegboyega Akinsiku, Brittany Gay & Adam Harvey (ex-officio).

Meeting Minutes

NVivo

Tasked with working with on campus resources to gauge campus interest in a site license (or analog) for a piece of qualitative analysis software, NVivo by a majority of quorum at the October 2nd Official Meeting of the Graduate Senate.

Chair: -Vacant-

Other Members: Kiki Malomo-Paris, Danrui Lu, Rebecca Dowling, Brittany Gay, & Deanna Cerquetti (ex-officio)

Meeting Minutes

Transit

Tasked with working with on campus resources to gauge interest in a proposed new UMBC Transit Route to Columbia, MD by a majority of quorum at the November 6th Official Meeting of the Graduate Senate.

Chair: -Vacant-

Other Members: Morgan Bunting, Ethan Hain, Roy Prouty (ex-officio)

Meeting Minutes