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Assembly Name: Graduate and Professional Student Assembly

Res. No. Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Assembly Name Term
4 Recommendation for the Graduate and Professional Student Activity Fee for 2020-2022 Submitted to the President The GPSA, during the fall semester of odd-numbered years, through the authority delegated by the President of the University and the Board of Trustees, shall be charged with recommending the amount and the allocation of the Graduate and Professional Student Activity Fee, subject to the approval of the President of the University. 12/10/2019 1:25pm Graduate and Professional Student Assembly AY 2019-2020
3 Demanding mandatory arbitration and class action bans be removed from CASHNet and other community agreements Adopted by the Assembly Cornell’s CASHNet payment system mandates arbitration to resolve disputes and bans class actions, practices condemned by our own Law and ILR faculty. These terms should not appear in any agreement Cornell presents its community. 12/10/2019 1:32pm Graduate and Professional Student Assembly AY 2019-2020
2 Condemning the Dismissal of Julia Feliz from the Cornell Alliance for Science's Global Leadership Fellowship In Discussion On October 15th, Julia Feliz was dismissed from the Cornell Alliance for Science Program for “utiliz[ing] the classroom environment to discuss [their] dissatisfaction with the program”. Many details of the case are still unknown; however, given the published information, we feel that the Alliance for Science’s administrative team mishandled the situation. It is extremely concerning that the stated reason for Feliz’s dismissal is their activism. 12/10/2019 1:26pm Graduate and Professional Student Assembly AY 2019-2020
1 Resolution Approving the GPSA Internal Budget for the 2019-2020 Term Adopted by the Assembly 2019-2020 Budget 12/10/2019 1:24pm Graduate and Professional Student Assembly AY 2019-2020