Specific Charges for 2009-2010

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

  1. Review the quality of the University experience for students, faculty and staff concerning recent committee areas of interest including: public safety, graduate housing, and the provision of mental health services. Consider making appropriate recommendations.
  2. Continue to assess the interaction of the Penn community and the broader community.? ?Assure that the University is taking appropriate steps to further positive interaction, recognizing that the implications of current economic conditions may both create greater needs and constrain University actions.
  3. Investigate particular needs of students with families, including child care, family housing, and other facility issues, to assure student needs are addressed.
  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 2010-2011.

Committee Members

Chair: Philip Nichols*






Kent Bream

Judd Hollander

Chanita Hughes-Halbert

Sandy Schwartz

Marilyn Stringer

Henry Teune*

Graduate/professional students:

Michael Pinkhasov

Sylwia Selwender

Undergraduate students:



Gail Oberton

Karlene McRae


Laura Graham

Loretta Hauber

*Indicates reappointment as chair or member.