The university offers a wealth of opportunities for service on and experience with various
administrative committees. Such service not only looks good on your CV, it can teach you
a lot about the kind of work you're heading into in an academic, business, or research
career. Below are descriptions of positions regularly open to graduate students. For more
information, contact the GSA office at 645-2960. If you think you would be interested in
serving on one of the committees listed below, click on the committee.
This committee sets the academic calendar for the following year and makes decisions
regarding campus holidays, etc. GSA has two seats on the committee.
and Affirmative Action Committee
This committee advises UB's President and senior officers regarding policy and procedures
governing equal opportunity and affirmative action in employment, as well as in student
access to university programs and activities. Duties of the committee:
--to recommend to the President campus policies that will advance the affirmative action
goals of the campus
--to propose strategies for their implementation
--to review effectiveness of policies that have been implemented
A two hour meeting once a month.
This committee advises on matter related to parking.
Meets once a month.
This board advises the University President on matters of faculty appointments, tenure and
promotions. GSA has one seat on the board.
This board meets as needed--at least once a month.
This committee was created in response to the initiation of the mandatory student health fee
in 1991. The committee listens to students' voices regarding University health care and
wellness issues, keeps the health system accountable to the students it serves, and advises
University administrators on health care issues. It also negotiates the renewal of the
Student Insurance Program.
attending a 2 hour discussion once a month.
This Board is comprised of faculty, staff and student representatives from the University,
as well as representatives of the larger Western New York and Southern Tier communities.
Board members play a valuable role as advisors to the Senior Vice President who has
administrative responsibility for the station, and to the station management on policy
matters and issues relating to the development of the station.
Meets once a semester. If you are appointed, you will serve a two year term.
Graduate School Committees
The Graduate School also has a number of standing committees. These include