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Current Advocacy Efforts

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MENTORSHIP:

  • Working on a survey to monitor the health of mentor/ mentee relationships across departments.
  • Considering formalized training for both graduate students and faculty and how this could be incorporated in the Russel G. Hamilton Leadership Development Institute and at the department and school levels.

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COMPLAINT AND GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES:

  • Working with graduate students to move through the institutional grievance process.
  • Working to clarify grievance language and process, including addition of an infographic in the Graduate Student Resource Guide (see below).

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GRADUATE SCHOOL RESOURCE GUIDEBOOK: 

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GRADUATE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COMMITTEE:

  • Surveying Departmental Directors of Graduate Studies about graduate admissions processes and departmental definitions of diversity.
  • Working to develop URM recruitment strategies for small departments.

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ACFEE:

  • Forming new graduate student committee within AcFee to manage, assess, and approve funding for graduate student organizations. Please contact the GSC treasurer (chris.tasich@vanderbilt.edu) if you are interested in helping us with this endeavor!

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STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN:

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