Guide to the Graduate Student Association Senate Records, 1981-2001

Summary Information

Title: Graduate Student Association Senate Records, 1981-2001
Collection: UA.5101
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (13 boxes)
Abstract:

The Graduate Student Association Senate is a student-run organization representing the graduate student population of Appalachian State University. The Records of the Graduate Student Association Senate contain mostly meeting minutes and memos, grant applications and information, and correspondence, dating 1981-2001.

Creator: Graduate Student Association.

Biographical/Historical Note

The ASU Graduate Student Association Senate (GSAS) is a student-run organization representing the graduate student population of Appalachian State University. Representatives from participating graduate programs throughout the campus attend GSAS meetings and relay information back to their fellow students. GSAS seeks to improve graduate education and student life by providing services, social events, and a forum for graduate student concerns; they take part in crucial ASU administrative committees to advocate graduate student opinion in establishing policy. Additionally, GSAS enriches graduate scholarly research by providing financial support.

Scope and Contents

The Records of the Graduate Student Association Senate contain mostly meeting minutes and memos, grant applications and information, and correspondence, dating 1981-2001. Information for grants includes research grant applications, travel grant awards, finance committee information, blank travel grant forms, applications, project descriptions and proposals, invoices, budget reports and guidelines.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5101: Graduate Student Association Senate Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2006.031: Graduate Studies and Research: Graduate Studies Student Association Senate, 1987-1993

UA.2006.150: Graduate Student Association Senate Files, 1981-1988

UA.2009.015: Graduate Studies and Research: Graduate Senate File, 1996-2000

UA.2009.094: Graduate Student Association Senate (GSAS), 1999-2001 [Restricted for personal information.]