Assemblies Update, Week of Dec. 5

The following are brief reports from the Student Assembly (SA), Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GPSA), Employee Assembly (EA) and University Assembly (UA). For more information, visit http://assembly.cornell.edu/. This column will next appear Jan. 13, 2012.

Recent meetings:

* GPSA: Nov. 28. Presentation from and questions for President David Skorton and Vice President Susan Murphy. Break-out sessions on mentoring, teaching and advising of graduate and professional students and setting the spring 2012 agenda. Latest newsletter: http://www.cornellgpsa.com/buzz/2011-11-18/

* SA: Dec. 2-3. Adopted recommendation for 2012-14 Student Activity Fee.

* UA: Dec. 6. Resolutions regarding parking and commuter policies for retirees and disabled persons, unisex bathrooms, university affiliation with the Fair Labor Association and annual reports of the Judicial Administrator and the Ombudsman.

* EA: Dec. 7. Discussion regarding surveys planned and in progress.

Upcoming meetings:

* EA: Jan. 18, 12:15 p.m., 316 Day Hall.

* GPSA: Jan. 23, 5:30 p.m., Bache Auditorium, Malott Hall.

* SA: Jan. 26, 4:45 p.m., Memorial Room, Willard Straight Hall.

* UA: Jan. 31, 4:30 p.m., 316 Day Hall.