Meeting Agendas, Minutes, & Resolutions

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

An archive of GSS agendas and minutes. These documents are not complete records or transcriptions of meetings, but do represent major points of discussion conducted by the GSS (and guests!) at our regular meetings. [Items marked with (*) indicate amended text.]

Academic Year 2017/2018

AGENDAS MINUTES
September 5, 2017 September 5, 2017 
September 19, 2017 September 19, 2017 (*)
October 3, 2017 October 3, 2017
October 17, 2017 October 17, 2017
October 31, 2017 October 31, 2017
November 14, 2017  

AY2016/2017

AGENDAS MINUTES
  September 8, 2016
  September 22, 2016
October 6, 2016

October 6, 2016

  October 20, 2016
November 3, 2016 November 3, 2016
November 17, 2016 November 17, 2016
December 1, 2016 December 1, 2016
December 15, 2016 December 15, 2016
January 25, 2017 January 25, 2017
February 7, 2017 February 7, 2017
February 22, 2017 February 22, 2017
March 7, 2017 March 7, 2017
March 22, 2017 March 22, 2017
  April 4, 2017
April 19, 2017 April 19, 2017
May 2, 2017  

AY2015/2016

MINUTES
September 8, 2015
September 22, 2015
October 6, 2015
October 20, 2015
November 3, 2015
November 17, 2015

December 1, 2015

December 8, 2015
February 9, 2016
February 23, 2016
March 8, 2016
March 22, 2016
April 5, 2016
April 19, 2016

AY2014/2015

MINUTES

September 9, 2014

September 23, 2014

October 7, 2014

October 21, 2014

November 4, 2014

November 18, 2014

December 2, 2014

February 10, 2015
February 24, 2015
March 10, 2015
March 24, 2015
April 7, 2015
April 21, 2015
May 5, 2015

AY2013/2014

MINUTES

September 10, 2013

September 24, 2013

October 8, 2013

October 22, 2013

November 5, 2013

November 19, 2013

December 3, 2013

January 28, 2014
February 11, 2014
February 25, 2014
March 18, 2014
April 1, 2014
April 15, 2014
April 29, 2014

Resolutions and Official Statements

Official communications from the GSS take the form of resolutions or official statements. These communications are discussed and approved by the voting membership of the GSS at our regular meetings.

AY2015/2016

AY2014/2015

  • Resolution AY2014/2015.1: A resolution expressing disapprobation of the disposal of books from Dimond Library - (Tabled, 8 Oct)
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.2: A resolution encouraging a shuttle system connecting the UNH campuses - (Approved, 18 Nov)
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.3: A resolution expressing support for the UNH Lecturers' Union - (Approved, 18 Nov)
  • FY16 Mandatory Fees Statement: The GSS's official statement regarding the proposed mandatory fees, housing, and dining rates charged to graduate students for Fiscal Year 2015.
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.4: A resolution regarding the requirements for waiving graduate mandatory fees - (Tabled, 24 Feb)
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.5: A resolution supporting USNH biennial budget request for FY16-17 - (Approved, 24 Feb)
  • Bylaws Amendment 2015.1: Amends the number of Senator seats and Senator requirements - (Approved, 24 Feb)
  • Bylaws Amendment 2015.2: Amends election eligibility and election requirements - (Approved, 24 Feb)
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.6: A resolution thanking Student Senate and UNH Administration for allowing graduate students to vote for Student Trustee - (Approved 24, Mar)
  • Bylaws Amendment 2015.3: Amends several gramatical errors and replaces Roberts Rules of Order with Modified Feminist Process - (Approved, May 22)

AY2013/2014

  • Resolution AY2013/2014.1: A resolution highlighting the importance of graduate education - (Approved, 28 Jan) 

  • Resolution AY2013/2014.2: A Resolution Regarding Graduate Student Participation in the Election of Student Trustee - (Approved, 28 Jan)

  • Resolution AY2013/2014.3: A Resolution Addressing the Disambiguation of Student Government Roles at UNH - (Defeated, 28 Jan)

  • Resolution AY2013/2014.4: A Resolution Regarding the Proposed Consolidation of Tuition with Other Fees - (Approved, 18 Mar)

  • FY15 Mandatory Fees Statement: The GSS's official statement regarding the proposed mandatory fees and housing and dining rates charged to graduate students for Fiscal Year 2015

AY2012/2013

  • Resolution AY2012/2013.1 (formerly AY2011/2012.7): A resolution urging timely decision making regarding graduate student funding - (Approved, 4 Sep 2012)

  • Resolution AY2012/2013.2: Support for restoring state funding for USNH to $100 million - (Approved, 02 Oct 2012)

  • FY14 Mandatory Fees Statement: The GSS's official statement regarding the proposed mandatory fees and housing and dining rates charged to graduate students for Fiscal Year 2014

AY2011/2012

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.1: Requesting representation on the University Council for Inclusive Excellence & Equity - (Tabled)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.2: Regarding formation of a UNH Graduate Student Speakers Bureau - (Tabled)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.3: Regarding safety along Main Street South - (Tabled)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.4: Regarding UNH budget cut priorities -  (Approved, 15 Nov 2011)

  • Resolution AY20112012/.5: Opposition to Amtrak Downeaster funding cuts - (Approved, 29 Nov 2011)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.6: Recognition of World Aids Day and support for continued funding of STD prevention and treatment services at UNH - (Approved, 29 Nov 2011)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.7: Opposition to concealed weapons on campus - (Approved, 6 Jan 2012)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.8: Opposition to NH HB 1692-FN, a bill which would raise costs for UNH students by requiring duplication of services provided by the USNH system office - (Approved, 21 Feb)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.9: Expressing concern over communications from the undeergraduate student body president - (Tabled)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.10: Requesting a re-evaluation of the Babcock Hall alcohol policy - (Approved, 6 Mar)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.11: Opposition to NH HB 1264, which would promote discrimination against underrepresented groups of UNH students - (Approved, 21 Feb)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.12: Opposition to NH HB 437, which would discriminate against underrepresented groups of UNH students - (Approved, 6 Mar)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.13: Regarding the creation of interdisciplinary schools at UNH -(Tabled)

  • Resolution AY2011/2012.14: A resolution urging timely decision making regarding graduate student funding - (Tabled)

  • FY13 Mandatory Fees Statement: The GSS's official statement regarding the proposed mandatory fees and housing and dining rates charged to graduate students for Fiscal Year 2013