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 a chair of a committee, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (ATTN: Communications Manager) for help setting up meetings spaces and times.
If you are seeking to submit a report on behalf of a committee, please use this link.
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
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).
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.
Other Members: Kiki Malomo-Paris, Danrui Lu, Rebecca Dowling, Brittany Gay, & Deanna Cerquetti (ex-officio)
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: Ethan Hain
Other Members: Morgan Bunting, Nuzhat Maisha, Roy Prouty (ex-officio)