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 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:

* 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.