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GSAS Alumni Association Committees

 

The Board of Directors of the GSAS Alumni Association divides its work among a series of committees whose names and responsibilities are detailed below:

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is charged with presenting for the consideration of the Dean of GSAS a list of potential recipients of the Dean’s Award/s for Distinguished Achievement and the Dean’s Award/s for Distinguished Service to the GSAS Alumni Association for the following calendar year. The Awards Committee is also charged with placing in nomination, from time to time, names of retired directors to be voted upon for election by the Board of Directors as Directors Emeritus/a.

Events Committee

The Events Committee is charged with partnering with representatives of the GSAS Office of Alumni and Development of Columbia University to ensure that diverse and effective programs, activities, and events are developed to strengthen GSAS alumni affiliation, and to meet the needs of GSAS, graduate students in GSAS, and Columbia University.

Marketing and Research Committee

The Marketing and Research Committee is charged with advising the Dean of GSAS and representatives of the GSAS Office of Alumni and Development of Columbia University on communications, outreach, and marketing strategies for the engagement of GSAS alumni and graduate students in GSAS.

Student Outreach Committee

The Student Outreach Committee is charged with developing opportunities for GSAS students to interact with GSAS alumni for mentoring, career networking, and social opportunities.

Development Committee

(open only to Alumni Board members)

The Development Committee is charged with partnering with representatives of the GSAS Office of Alumni and Development of Columbia University to encourage GSAS alumni participation in the GSAS Annual Fund and to identify development opportunities for GSAS, including fellowships and other financial support for graduate students in GSAS.

Nominating Committee

(open only to Alumni Board members)

The Nominating Committee is charged, among other things, with placing in nomination at the next Annual Meeting names of members to be voted upon for election as directors. The nomination process shall aspire to represent the diversity of the GSAS alumni population. The slate composed by the Nominating Committee shall be sent to the members of the Association with the notice of the Annual Meeting.