Specific Charges for 2008-2009

All Specific Charges are in addition to each committee's "General" Charge in the Council Bylaws

  1. Continue to work on the issue of graduate student housing with Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) to ensure the adequacy and affordability of these facilities to attract and retain the best and brightest graduate students to Penn.
  2. Meet with Vice President for Community and Governmental Affairs Jeffrey Cooper and review the Economic Inclusion Plan.
  3. Address general health issues for students and assess the effects of relocation of Student Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), and the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) to assure the quality of campus life.
  4. Review and discuss the committee?s general charge and identify two or three issues that should be given highest priority for the committee?s work in AY 2009-2010.

Committee Members

Chair: Philip Nichols






Joretha Bourjolly

Brenda Casper

J. Matthew Hartley

Aravind Joshi

Eileen Sullivan-Marx

Henry Teune



Graduate/professional students:

Nikki Thorpe

Rosa Mathai

Undergraduate students:

Brett Perlmutter

Alec Webley


Shahedah Saalim

Julie Lyzinski



*Indicates reappointment as chair or member.