|Cornell University - Employee Assembly||19786||No|
|Benefits and Policy Committee||
This committee reviews and comments upon the entire range of both endowed and statutory benefits and personnel policies of the University.
|Communications, Outreach and Recognition Committee||
This committee was formed by merging the Communications Committee with the Staff Recognition, Awards & Events Committee for the 2018-2019 term as per EA Resolution 2 - Consolidation of Committees on a Trial Basis and was made permanent per EA Resolution 2 - Consolidation of Committees for the 2019-20 term. The committee promotes the work of the EA to the campus community, coordinates events sponsored and hosted by the EA, administers the George Peter Award for Dedicated Service, the Opperman Award, and investigates other staff award and recognition opportunities to present for consideration to the EA.
The Employee Education Committee supports employee development, goals, and opportunities.
The Employee Assembly Elections Committee oversees elections conducted to fill regular vacancies that occur in the assembly each year.
|Employee Welfare Committee||
Reviews and recommends proposals and initiatives related to employee health and wellness, work/life, dependent care and family support, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, transportation, compensation and any other topic deemed relevant to employee welfare.
|Internal Operations Committee||
The Employee Assembly Internal Operations Committee facilitates the nomination and selection of employee members to both elective and appointive positions administered by the EA.
No longer active as of 2019. This committee reviews employee concerns related to parking regulations, parking tier structures, and the availability of public transportation and parking infrastructure with the expectation of developing recommendations for review by the full Assembly.
|University Benefits Committee||
The University Benefits Committee is chartered jointly by the Employee Assembly and the Faculty Senate, and the committee’s charter is appended to the assembly’s charter.
|Cornell University - Graduate and Professional Student Assembly||19788||Yes|
The Appropriations Committee manages GPSA funds and recommends the Graduate and Professional Student Activity Fee to the GPSA. This committee also reviews the policies and procedures for setting and allocating the Activity Fee and recommends to the GPSA the funding guidelines of the GPSA Finance
The Communications Committee maintains the accessible flow of information from the GPSA to the graduate and professional student body and the Cornell community.
|Diversity and International Students Committee||
Connects and advocates specifically for international graduate students and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.
The Executive Committee consists of the President, Executive Vice-President, and Vice President for Operations, who manage the day-to-day operations of the GPSA. They meet regularly with the Graduate School deans, university administrators, and executives of other assemblies. The President is the chair of the Executive Committee.
|Faculty Teaching, Advising, and Mentorship Award Committee||
The primary purpose of the Faculty Teaching, Advising, and Mentorship Award Committee is to solicit nominations for and administer one or more annual Awards to recognize faculty who exhibit excellence in the teaching, advising, and mentorship of graduate and professional students.
The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly Finance Commission (GPSAFC) is the funding arm of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GPSA). The GPSAFC is responsible for funding over 200 registered graduate and professional student organizations on the Cornell campus.
|GPCI Ad Hoc Committee||
The Graduate and Professional Community Initiative (GPCI) is a needs assessment and strategic planning document for the Graduate and Professional community. This ad hoc committee reviews the current GPCI and develops a new document every five years.
|Operations and Staffing Committee||
The Operations and Staffing Committee of the GPSA is composed entirely of the current standing committee chairs and GPSA University Assembly representatives. The role of this committee is to review and vote on applications for the numerous internal and external committee positions that the GPSA is charged with staffing. The Operations and Staffing Committee is additionally charged with reviewing the GPSA's charter and bylaws each year and suggesting changes as needed.
The Events Committee organizes events for the entire graduate and professional student community. Although the committee’s primary purpose is to put together the annual Grad Ball, the committee is also dedicated to planning a large number of smaller events throughout the year. Events include monthly Grad’s Night Out, mixers, coffee hours, fundraising events, and events for graduate and professional students with families.
|Student Advocacy Committee||
The GPSA Student Advocacy Committee works to act on issues of finances, stipend levels, mental and physical health, child care and the general well being of all graduate and professional students. The Student Advocacy Committee works in consultation with other relevant student and Cornell assembly committees and interested parties.
|Student Legal Services||19850||Yes|
|Graduate School Academic Integrity Committee||
The Graduate School Academic Integrity Hearing Board reviews and rules on alleged violations of academic integrity standards by graduate and professional students.
|Cornell University - Student Assembly||19789||No|
|Office of Student Government Relations||
Creation of the Office of Student Government Relations, which includes three branches: (1) City and Local Relations (currently the City and Local Affairs Committee of the Student Assembly), (2) State Government Relations, (3) Federal Government Relations.
|Office of the Student Advocate||
These amendments to the Student Assembly Bylaws seek to create an Office of the Student Advocate.
|Academic Policy Committee||
Researches, reviews, recommends, and develops projects to improve academic life for the student body; works closely with the Dean of Students and the Faculty Senate to ensure that students’ concerns related to academic policy are voiced effectively to university officials.
The Student Assembly Appropriations Committee reviews requests from the Student Assembly budget, recommends policies and guidelines for the undergraduate student activity fee, and oversees the Student Assembly Finance Commission.
|City and Local Affairs Committee||
Advocates on behalf of student interest at the city and county government levels; organizes events that foster a sense of engagement in the Ithaca community for Cornell students.
The Student Assembly Communications Committee links the assembly with its constituencies by conducting polls, referenda, forums, and hearings. It also publicizes the business and activities of the assembly.
|CUTonight Oversight Committee||
The charge of this ad-hoc committee is the oversight of CUTonight, assisting in rewriting and reforming the constitutions and funding guidelines of CUTonight and supporting recruitment and selection of new commissioners for the organization for the 2018-2019 term. The committee will not have a strict timeline and will work collaboratively with the Advisor and future commissioners of CUTonight to promote autonomy and success of CUTonight in the future.
|Dining Services Committee||
Reviews the policies and initiatives of Dining Services, with a focus on sustainability, nutrition, and student experience. Coordinates with student-led food system efforts across campus to make recommendations to Dining Services and the Assembly regarding changes to existing policies or the formulation of new policies.
Collects ideas, issues and concerns in the area of diversity and inclusion; works on implementable related policies. Implements United Student Body and subsequently reviews it during the process of implementation.
The elections committee is responsible for coordinating, publicizing, and overseeing undergraduate student elections for positions in the Student Assembly as well as four of six undergraduate positions in the University Assembly.
Creates new legislation and enforces past environmental legislation; provides environmental education and outreach in order to better inform students and the campus community about the environment and relevant issues.
The cabinet shall staff any vacant committee positions the Student Assembly (SA) is empowered to staff during meetings in early fall. The committee shall re-evaluate the committee application outreach plan at the end of every spring term. The committee shall also evaluate SA committees’ end of the year report, and determine if the SA committee and/or their composition need to be changed.
The Student Assembly Executive Committee coordinates the officers of the assembly to ensure the smooth operation.
|Financial Aid Review Committee||
The Student Assembly Financial Aid Review Committee examines financial aid policies and reviews their current status. Responsible for reviewing the guidelines of the Student Helping Students Fund and Summer Experience Grant, and for making decisions regarding the approval of grants.
|Infrastructure Fund Commission||
The Student Assembly Infrastructure Fund allocates roughly $75,000 every year to student-led infrastructure projects on Cornell's campus.
|Investigative Committee on Stewardship in IT Governance and Campus Printing System||
The committee is charged with the responsibility of investigating Cornell’s campus-wide printing system to issue recommendations to the S.A. and the Cornell Administration on improving the system’s pricing scheme, accessibility, and environmental sustainability. While maintaining its focus on the campus-wide printing system, the committee is also charged with broader inquiries into Cornell University’s stewardship in IT governance practices, and the lack of student involvement in such practices.
|Research & Accountability Committee||
The Student Assembly Research & Accountability Committee reviews requests regarding resolution research/background information, tentative amendments to Governing Documents, SA member conduct, SA Committee conduct, liaison obligations--in order to formulates reports and/or recommendations to the SA and select committees.
|Student Activities Funding Commission||
For more information about the SAFC, please visit their website: http://orgsync.rso.cornell.edu/org/safc/home
|Student Health Advisory Committee||
This is a joint committee of the Student Assembly, Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, and Cornell Health. Areas of focus for the committee include, but are not limited to, physical health, mental health, and outreach and communication.
|Ad Hoc Budget Planning Advisory Committee||
This committee will coordinate with the Faculty Senate's Financial Policies Committee to broaden community engagement with the Administration on budgetary matters. It will operate during the AY2019-2020, and shall be chaired by the Dean of the University Faculty. Its membership will include one additional member from the University Assembly, two selected by the Student Assembly, two selected by the Graduate & Professional Student Assembly, and two selected by the Employee Assembly.
The committee is charged with drafting a layperson document entitled "The Cornell Budget: A Users Guide" to be completed by March 1, 2020, and shall make a recommendation to the UA by April 15th 2020 a structure for interacting with the FPC and the University Budget Office in the future.
|Cornell University - University Assembly||19787||No|
|Transportation Hearing and Appeals Board||
The Transportation Hearing and Appeals Board (THAB) shall review decisions that have been denied in whole or in part by Transportation and Mail Services administrative staff on matters relating to violation appeals, requests for special parking grants for those claiming financial hardship, and exceptions to parking rules and regulations and/or normal permit eligibility criteria.
|Campus Infrastructure Committee||
Reviews and approves proposed motions related to: environmental impact and sustainability; information technology; transportation and commuter policies; and, any other topic deemed relevant to campus infrastructure by the University Assembly Executive Board.
|Campus Planning Committee||
The Campus Planning Committee (CPC) promotes comprehensive and clear planning processes in stewardship of Cornell University’s Ithaca campus. The Committee’s charge is to review and make recommendations to the President regarding physical planning for the campus, including master planning; land use and physical development; landscape and environmental planning and design; transportation planning, including circulation and parking; infrastructure; and new construction and renovations as they relate to the overall planning, character, and integrity of the physical plant. Among planning concerns that the CPC shall review and advocate on behalf of are public and open spaces; managed and natural lands; and shared facilities that benefit the overall campus community (identified in the 2008 Cornell Master Plan as ‘university’ or ‘enabling’ projects). Furthermore, the CPC shall review in consultation with – and with the consultation of – the appropriate committees of the University Assembly, all plans for alterations of or additions to transportation systems on the Ithaca campus and all sustainability matters related to land and campus development. The CPC shall seek advice and comments from non-members, including Cornell and non-Cornell affiliates, while considering any specific issue or design.
The CPC strives to enhance communications, social inclusion, and accountability regarding physical planning and development of the Ithaca campus. The CPC shall consist of: four Presidential appointments, eight position appointments, and nine additional at-large members. The President of the University’s appointees serve three-year terms on a staggered basis. The position appointments or designees should be individuals with professional and technical expertise in a design or planning related field. These positions consist of the chairs of the following departments or their designees: Department of Architecture, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Landscape Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning, and the Art Department as well as the directors of the following units or their designees: Cornell Plantations, Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, and the Vice President for Infrastructure, Properties, and Planning. The nine at-large members consist of one University Assembly liaison, two graduate/professional students, two undergraduate students, two employees, and two faculty members, each named by his or her respective Assembly for a two-year term. CPC meetings are open to people whose administrative positions at the University and their connection to planning at the University motivate their participation.
|Campus Welfare Committee||
The Committee reviews any proposed motions and university policies related to diversity and inclusion; family support; health services; and, any other topic deemed relevant to campus welfare by the University Assembly’s Executive Board.
|Codes and Judicial Committee||
The CJC of the University Assembly reviews any proposed motions related to the Campus Code of Conduct, and assists in staffing the University Hearing and Review Boards. The public is welcome to attend meetings in person or remotely via Zoom meeting access.
|Working Group on Hate Speech and Harassment||
Working Group on Hate Speech and Harassment of the Codes & Judicial Committee Link to additonal information.
|A.D. White Professor-At-Large Selection Committee||19833||No|
|Academic Programs and Policies Committee||19832||No|
|Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Status of Faculty||19831||No|
|Educational Policies Committee||19834||No|
|Faculty Advisory Committee on Athletics and Physical Education||19835||No|
|Faculty Advisory Committee on Tenure Appointments||19836||No|
|Faculty Committee on Program Review||19837||No|
|Financial Policies Committee||19838||No|
|Nominations and Elections Committee||19840||No|
|University Faculty Committee||19841||No|
|University Faculty Library Board||19842||No|
|University Lectures Committee||19843||No|
|University-ROTC Relationships Committee||19844||No|
The three most senior leaders of each Assembly, the student and employee elected trustees, the dean and associate dean of faculty, the vice president for university relations, director of the office of the assemblies
|University Hearing and Review Boards||
The University Hearing and Review Boards are the pool of students, staff, and faculty who serve on the panels that hear and review cases brought by the Office of the Judicial Administrator as part of the campus disciplinary process. These cases involve violations of the Campus Code of Conduct by members of the Cornell community.
|Committee for Campus-Constituency-Elected Trustees||
Committee replacing the "Trustee Nominating Committee" by action of the Board of Trustees in the fall of 2019.
Membership will include the 2 faculty-elected trustees, the 2 student-elected trustees, the employee-elected trustee*, and one representative each from the Student Assembly, the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, and the Employee Assembly. (*for the 2019-2020 academic term, a former employee-elected trustee will serve on the committee, so the incumbent trustee may run for re-election)