Parents Council - Connecting for Student Success
What is the Parents Council?
What we do
The Parents Council meets on campus four times each year*. Meeting agendas include discussion, planning, informative speakers from campus groups such as the Career and Professional Success, University Advising Center, Health & Wellness and Campus Recreation and “field trips” to various locations on campus.
Each Parents Council member serves on at least one of the following standing committees and participates on conference calls as needed to complete committee initiatives between meetings.
- Student Enrichment: Members select Parents Association grant recipients and Parents Association prize recipients; Also serve as Undergraduate Research Conference judges
- Campus Connections: Members assist staff in planning on-campus programs for parents such as Family Weekend, Parent Receptions, forums with faculty and administration leadership, etc.
- University Relations: Members serve as liaison to the Alumni Association, Admissions, Career Services and the various colleges, networking to include parents in all relevant University engagement
- Communications: Members serve as editorial advisors for the Parents’ e-newsletter and web page as well as moderators of the Facebook parents group (@unh parents). Members also drive content direction for the Parents Facebook and Instagram feeds (@UNHParents) and provide support with PR and promotional materials for Council initiatives