Standing Charge from the Council Bylaws
The Committee on Quality of Student Life shall have cognizance of the conditions and rules of undergraduate and graduate student life on campus. The Committee shall, inter alia: 1) gather and analyze information concerning student life and student affairs and make recommendations to Council; and 2) respond as appropriate to requests from and report information and recommendations concerning student life and student affairs to the vice provost for university life and other appropriate administrative officers.
The Committee shall consist of eight faculty members, two representatives of the Penn Professional Staff Assembly, three graduate/professional students, and three undergraduate students. The chair of the Undergraduate Assembly and the chair of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly shall serve as voting ex officio members. The vice provost for university life or his or her designee, the faculty director of college houses and academic services, director of counseling and psychological services, and the chaplain shall serve as non-voting ex officio members. The Committee shall monitor the performance of all student services and shall recommend to appropriate administrators ways in which services to students may be improved; a standing Subcommittee on Student Services shall be charged with the monitoring function.