The GSA Executive Board sends graduate members to these committees:
Academic Integrity Committee
1 year, volunteers from community, two chosen by the Board in the Spring
The committee is the primary forum for adjudicating issues of academic integrity. The deliberations of the committee in matters of academic integrity are conducted in private, their protocols are confidential, and the members are honor bound to maintain silence concerning its activities.
term of Treasurer
The Committee of Finance works for the promotion of student interests in administrative decisions pertaining to the allocation of budget and student-related financial matters. In the areas of its competences, it represents the undergraduate student body to the administration, and acts as an advisory body to the Administration concerning student related financial matters. By default, this position is filled by the treasurer
term of Board Member who volunteers
Teaching Evaluation Committee
The committee serves as a platform for evaluation and discussion of the issues related to the quality of teaching offered at Jacobs University. It offers a link between Faculty, Staff, and Students for a producive cooperation on all aspects of teaching.
Open membership, call made in Fall and Spring
The Social Committee is part of the GSA helping to organize events planned by the Activity Coordinator along with other board members when necessary and also to provide suggestions for new events. Members of the Social Committee have no voting power and are therefore here on a volunteer basis.
1 year, volunteers from community, two chosen by the Board in the Fall
EQ Committee is a university committee that deals with issues pertaining to the representation of members of different groups (according to gender, ethnicity, etc.) and their interests at all different levels of the university. It represents the interests of minority groups and deals with all issues concerning work-life-balance. In addition the committee coordinates the activities in the context of the university's family and work audit. Members are advisors under the anti-sexual harassment policy which is available at Policy
term of Activities coordinator
This committee deals with everything related to the organization, supervision and structural arrangements of clubs, activities and events that belong to Jacobs University. It aims to enhance the "Jacobs experience" outside the classroom by providing an incentive to the organization of activities and clubs of all sorts. This year, the Department of Campus Activities and Intercultural Affairs have decided to work closely with the Student Parliament to give Club Liaisons a new revolutionary approach.
University Wide Committee Liaison
term of external secretary
Position serves as a link between Faculty, USG, GSA and Staff leadership. Regularly updates the GSA Board on the work of these organizations.
call for volunteers made in Spring
The graduation committee will be formed in November with volunteers from undergraduate and graduate students (majority from the class of 2010). It was then approved by the student body via a public election.
call for volunteers made in Spring
Events planning and Mentor Program organization
call for 1 volunteer made in Fall
The award is given to an individual, who has dedicated exceptional efforts beyond his/her normal duties to the benefit of Jacobs University.
call for volunteers made in Fall
GSA Elections Oversight Committee
Call made as needed before elections
Volunteers will collect ballots to ensure quality of elections.
Please take a look at the Academic Affairs Committees page for faculty membership information.