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Graduate Students of the Four Faculties (GSFF) is a graduate student run organization at the University of Denver. Overall, GSFF has two main goals. The first goal of this organization is to help graduate students, in the departments of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Math, and Engineering and Computer Science, fund their conference endeavors. The funding that is partially reimbursed to graduate students each quarter helps to ease the financial expenses that most conferences create due to the combined costs of airfare, hotel, and numerous conference fees. GSFF is here to help ease that financial burden as much as we can. The second goal of GSFF is to discuss and/or address any issues that may arise pertaining to graduate students’ needs at DU. In addition to discussing and addressing these issues, a member of the GSFF Executive Council attends all GSG (Graduate Student Government; http://www.du.edu/gsg/index.html) meetings to voice any concerns and/or issues that GSFF (including the graduate students represented by GSFF) has and wants to express. If you have any questions or need further information, please feel free to contact one of the GSFF officers or your departmental representative.
University of Denver Graduate Students are collaborating across campus to launch an interdisciplinary symposium that celebrates the graduate level research across more than 130 academic departments. If you would like to be involved in planning the symposium please contact on of the current Graduate Student Government (GSG) officers:
Fatima Zahrae Chrifi Alaoui, Director of Inclusiveness: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leslie Rossman, President: email@example.com
Grad Student Reps Needed Interested in serving your department in the GSFF? For a list of student reps and department heads, look under the Contact Info link. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Maria Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSFF Executive Board Elections
During the second meeting this spring quarter, the GSFF will be electing new members to the executive board. To run, please attend this meeting. If you are a memeber of the executive board, you can also be the representitive for your department.
Board Positions and Descriptions:
President: Represents GSFF to the general body of the Graduate Student Association Council (GSAC) at DU. Presides over all meetings and is responsible for all operations of this body. Prepares an agenda for the general GSFF meetings.
Vice President: Is second in line of power in absence of President. Is Chair of the Programs Committee. Schedules the meeting locations of GSFF. Maintains and updates the GSFF portfolio website.
Treasurer: Is third in line of power. Is Chair of the Appropriations Committee. Develops and administers the budget of the group.
Secretary: Is fourth in line of power. Is Chair of the Communication Committee. Keeps the records of the organization, including the creation and distribution of meeting minutes. Promotes GSFF meetings to all department chairs and students under the Four Faculties.
Spring Quarter Funding Applications Reminder
We are accepting applications for conferences taking place from week seven of Winter Quarter 2014 until week seven of Spring Quarter 2014. Dates: February 25, 2014 - May 11, 2014. All receipts must be in hand.
All applications due to representatives by May 16, 2014-NO EXCEPTIONS!