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The assembly has a total of twenty-one voting members.
Six voting positions are open to undergraduate students. The Student Assembly fills two of these positions with its own members by an internal election, and staffs the remaining four by a general undergraduate student election.
Three voting positions are open to graduate and professional students. The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly fills these positions with its own members by an internal election.
Five voting positions are open to employees. The Employee Assembly (EA) staffs at least two of these positions with its own members, and may staff the remaining positions with any employee. Employees who are not members of EA may apply for appointment by the same means as for committees staffed by the EA.
Employees (non-academic or non-professorial academic staff) wishing to join this committee should apply online:
Seven voting positions are open to faculty and staffed by the Faculty Senate. At least two faculty representatives must also be members of the Faculty Senate. Faculty members may apply for appointment by the same means as for assemblies committees staffed by the Faculty Senate.
Except where otherwise indicated, faculty positions on assemblies committees are staffed by the Faculty Senate. Since the Faculty Senate is external to the Office of the Assemblies, please inquire directly through the following address if you are a member of Cornell faculty and are interested in serving on an assemblies committee:
The following university staff serve as ex-officio, non-voting members of this committee:
- Vice President of Student and Academic Services;
- Senior Vice President (deprecated, now the Executive Vice President);
- another senior administrator appointed by the President; and,
- Chair of the Minority Affairs Committee.
Assembly meetings are public, and community members are always invited to attend. Community members may also get involved by contacting their representatives on the assembly with issues of concern or by joining committees of the assembly.