Specific Charges for 2015-2016

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

  1. Examine challenges facing international students and identify priorities for improving the ongoing support of this community.

  2. Examine student mental health benefits, with particular attention to the role of CAPS and availability of insurance for longer term care from outside providers.

  3. Consult with Penn’s Office of Government and Community Affairs and the Netter Center in reviewing local community and economic initiatives.  

  4. Consider student employment arrangements, especially study work-study policies, and ways to improve availability of adequate student employment.

  5. Review and discuss this Committee’s general charge and identify two or three issues that should be given the highest priority for the committee’s work in academic year 2016-17.


Committee Members


Rebecca Maynard*


Karu Kozuma


Cydnee Bryant


Angela Bradbury
Monica Calkins
Jonah Gelbach*
Campbell Grey*
Emily Hannum

Graduate/professional students:

Lirui Li
Jia Xue

Undergraduate students:

Natasha Galperin
Adam Mansell


Peter Gemmellaro*
Namrata Narain


Simcha Katsnelson*
Joyce Woodward-Jones*

*Indicates reappointment as chair or member.