2015-2016 Directed Action Guide
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Resolution TitleDirected OfficerDirected Action for the OfficerCompleted (Y/N)Comments from Directed Officer
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2015-101510AResolution in Support of Full Fee RemissionPresident Encourage UAW Local 2865 to make full fee remission for all GSIs a top priority in any future contract negotiations.
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2015-101510AResolution in Support of Full Fee RemissionPresident Share the content of this resolution with the Chancellor, the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the Dean of the Graduate Division, the Academic Human Resources Analyst for the Graduate Division, and the Director of Business and Finance for the Graduate Division
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2015-101510BResolution in Opposition to the "Advancement to Candidacy" FeePresidentAsk the Dean of the Graduate Division to eliminate the advance to candidacy fee for doctoral students, and for the duration of any period while this fee continues to be collected, to:
1) publish online an explanation of how the collected funds are used,
2) inform all current doctoral students not yet advanced to candidacy about the advancement to candidacy fee,
3) inform all future graduate student of the advancement to candidacy fee before the time of their matriculation to a doctoral program,
4) coordinate with the Office of the Registrar to include the advancement to candidacy fee on the university's tuition and fee schedule as soon as possible,
5) provide publically accessible information about when and how the advancement to candidacy fee was first instituted,
6) provide departments with an easily-accessible option for paying students' advancement to candidacy fees through an electronic payment method,
7) provide a reciept for the advancement to candidacy fee to any graduate student.
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2015-101510BResolution in Opposition to the "Advancement to Candidacy" FeePresidentShare the content of this resolution with the Chancellor, the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the Dean of the Graduate Division, the Director of Business and Finance for the Graduate Division, and the Registrar.
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2015-101510DResolution for GA Standing Position Regarding Accessible Health Care,
Directed Action Toward Restoration of Medical Coverage for Dependents and
Former Students, and Formation of Accesible Health Care Work Group
PresidentShare the content of this resolution with the Chancellor, the Executive Vice Chancellor
and Provost, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, and the Dean of the Graduate Division.
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2015-111510CResolution in Support of Increased Transparnecy and Flexibility Surrounding
Graduate Student Employee DCP "Safe Harbor" Retirement Accounts
PresidentShare the content of this resolution with the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, the Chief Operation Officer of Campus Shared Services, and the Academic Human Resources Analyst for the Graduate Division.
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2015-111511AResolution in Support of the UCSA Student Advocacy, Governance, and
Engagement (SAGE) proposal
PresidentSubmit a copy of this resolution to and urge the Regents of the University of California to support the Student Advocacy, Governance, and Engagement proposal and collaborate with the University of California Student Association in actualizaing its full implementation
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2015-111511AResolution in Support of the UCSA Student Advocacy, Governance, and
Engagement (SAGE) proposal
PresidentSubmit a copy of this resolution to the Chancellor of the Berkeley Campus and call upon Chancellor Dirks to publicly endorse the Student Advocacy, Governance, and Engagement proposal.
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2015-111511AResolution in Support of the UCSA Student Advocacy, Governance, and
Engagement (SAGE) proposal
PresidentSumbit a copy of this resolution to the President of the University of California and urge the President to include the Student Advocacy, Governance, and Engagement proposal in the recommendation on annual tuition levels to the Board of Regents.
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2016-031603EResolution in Advocating for Changes to the Doctoral Completion FellowshipPresidentAdvocate for the above changes during their monthly meetings with the Dean of the Graduate Division.
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2016-031603BResolution in Opposition to Ongoing "Coordinated Monitoring" by the University of CaliforniaPresidentShare this resolution with the University of California Office of the President, the Chancellor, the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Associate Vice Chancellor for IT and CIO, the Chair of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate, the Chair of the systemwide Academic Senate, the Vice Chair of the systemwide Academic Senate, the members of the Cyber­Risk Governance Committee and Cyber­Risk Advisory Board, the University of California Student Regent, and the University of California Student Regent designate;
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2016-031603FResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis at the University of California, BerkeleyPresidentTransmit a copy of this resolution to the media, including but not limited to The Daily Californian, Berkeleyside, East Bay Express, The Oakland Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Francisco Weekly, SF Bay Guardian, The Sacramento Bee, The Los Angeles Times, Buzzfeed, Inside Higher Ed, and any broadcast television or radio station whose coverage area includes Alameda County.
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2016-031603GResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis in the City of BerkeleyPresidentInvite every individual from whom a written reply is requested, per the preceding clause, to work in collaboration with the Graduate Assembly and the University of California, Berkeley to develop, evaluate, and implement graduate student housing solutions within the next calendar year;
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2016-031603GResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis in the City of BerkeleyPresidentNo more than 90 days after transmission of this resolution, the President the Graduate Assembly shall report to the Graduate Assembly the status of each reply;
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2016-031603GResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis in the City of BerkeleyPresidentRead this resolution during a public comment section at a Berkeley City Council Meeting within six weeks;
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2016-031603GResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis in the City of BerkeleyPresidentRequest that every Council member, Board, and Commission to whom this resolution is transmitted, per the preceding clause, send a written reply to the Graduate Assembly detailing any specific steps they are taking to address thehousing crisis, with specific references to actions that are being taken to address graduate student concerns;
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2016-031603GResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis in the City of BerkeleyPresidentTransmit a copy of this resolution to every member of the City of Berkeley’s City Council (including the Mayor of the City of Berkeley); every member of the City of Berkeley’s Rent Stabilization Board; the City of Berkeley’s City Manager; and the City of Berkeley’s Housing Advisory Commission, Peace and Justice Commission, Planning Commission, and the Zoning Adjustments Board;
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2016-031603GResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis in the City of BerkeleyPresidentTransmit a copy of this resolution to the media, including but not limited to The Daily Californian, Berkeleyside, East Bay Express, The Oakland Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Francisco Weekly, SF Bay Guardian, The Sacramento Bee, The Los Angeles Times, Buzzfeed, Inside Higher Ed, and any broadcast television or radio station whose coverage area includes Alameda County.
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2015-101510DResolution for GA Standing Position Regarding Accessible Health Care,
Directed Action Toward Restoration of Medical Coverage for Dependents and
Former Students, and Formation of Accesible Health Care Work Group
Graduate Student Parent Advocacy PDMake a concentrated effort to reach out to and obtain feedback from affected familie through in-person meetings and/or email communication with representatives of campus organizations (Student Parent Association for Recruitment and Retention, the Village Resident Association and the Berkeley Sponse and Partner Association) as well as departments associated with serving student families (The Student Parent Cnter and UC Village Family Housing)
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2015-101510DResolution for GA Standing Position Regarding Accessible Health Care,
Directed Action Toward Restoration of Medical Coverage for Dependents and
Former Students, and Formation of Accesible Health Care Work Group
Graduate Student Parent Advocacy PDThe Graduate Student Parent Advocacy Project Coordinator shall present this resolution and bring the issue of dependent and continuation healthcare plans to the Chancellor's Advisory Committee for Work and Family and request formal support from the Committee
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2015-101510AResolution in Support of Full Fee RemissionGrad Council RepsInitiate a timely discussion within the committee about the Campus Fee and Class Pass Fee and will advocate for full fee remission for all graduate students holding appointments of at least 50% timeYInformed Grad Council of this issue, several faculty shared the GA's stance. It will be taken to Grad Div. for comment.
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2015-101510BResolution in Opposition to the "Advancement to Candidacy" FeeGrad Council RepsInitiative a timely discussion within that committee about the advancement to candidacy fee and will advocate for its termination and, for the duration of any period while this fee continues to be collected, increase transparency from the university.YGrad Div. looked into the purpose of the fee, and has promised to state the purpose of the fee on the form which gets submitted with the fee. New SIS system will make fee payable online.
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2016-031603EResolution in Advocating for Changes to the Doctoral Completion FellowshipGrad Council RepsAdvocate for the above changes during Graduate Council MeetingsYGrad Council convened a subcommittee, and its final recommendation increases flexibility for students in finding post- normative-time-plus-1 funding and applies retroactively to existing DCF holders (expect memos from Grad. Div. to be going to department admins soon, to be passed along to faculty/students)
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2016-021512AResolution to Create the Graduate Sexual Assault Prevention & Reponse Project Director and to Amend the Bylaw and BudgetExec BoardCreate a job card for this position for at least the 2016-­17 academic year, in conjunction with the current piloted coordinator of the spring 2016 semester;NCan be done by incoming E-Board who will better understand the way Coordinator will work with E-Board, PDs, Delegates
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2016-041603CResolution to create a Project Director Coordinating PositionExec BoardBring a job card for the position to the May meeting of the Delegate's Assembly for discussionYJob card language incorporated into resolution 1605E
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2015-101510DResolution for GA Standing Position Regarding Accessible Health Care,
Directed Action Toward Restoration of Medical Coverage for Dependents and
Former Students, and Formation of Accesible Health Care Work Group
EAVPAdvocate for a UC System-wide policy to include deppdents on any health care plan in effect at UC campusesYmade the ask in two distinct meetings
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2015-101510DResolution for GA Standing Position Regarding Accessible Health Care,
Directed Action Toward Restoration of Medical Coverage for Dependents and
Former Students, and Formation of Accesible Health Care Work Group
EAVPShare the content of this resolution with the Offices of the President and UCSA.
Yalthough I did not specifically deliver the language of this resolution, everyone in Student Affairs at UCOP knows about this because I have raised the issues multiple times, as does the entire UCSA Board.
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2015-111510CResolution in Support of Increased Transparnecy and Flexibility Surrounding
Graduate Student Employee DCP "Safe Harbor" Retirement Accounts
EAVPEncourage the UCSA to initiate a conversation with the University of California Vice President of Human Resources about the University's existing DCP policy, the policy's continued legal relevance, the possibility (if any) of increased flexibility within the policy, and the potential for improved timely communications with student empolyees and how the policy affects them.Nplease provide a template letter for the VP and help crafting the direct ask. also please be sure this a systemwide issue, not Berkeley-specific
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2015-111510CResolution in Support of Increased Transparnecy and Flexibility Surrounding
Graduate Student Employee DCP "Safe Harbor" Retirement Accounts
EAVPWork with the UCSA to study federal tax policy concerning student empolyees, determine whether its policy effectively serves the interest of graduate student employees, and if not, contact our elected federal representative and lobby for policy change consistent with the values outlined above in the Graduate Assembly's standing policy.Nthis is something that people generally spend months doing. please volunteer to help conduct this research and put together white papers to present to the legislature, or track bills that could address these concerns in order to move this advocacy forward.
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2016-031603BResolution in Opposition to Ongoing "Coordinated Monitoring" by the University of CaliforniaEAVPBring this issue to the University of California Student Association (UCSA) and work with the UCSA to develop a systemwide student response to the UCOP’s “Coordinated Monitoring” activities that explicitly collaborates with the systemwide Academic Senate and communicates directly with the University of California Board of Regents.YUCSA also adopted a systemwide resolution condemning coordinated monitoring
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2016-031603DResolution in Support of Food Trucks on Bancroft Way and College AveEAVPPetition the City of Berkeley to renew said food truck permits, or to issue new permits to these vendors with all due haste. Ni thought we agree to speak more about the concentration of power in the food industry in that corner of campus; also the permits were due like the week the resolution was passed. need more time to respond with lobby due to the busy schedules of myself and elected officials
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2015-101510DResolution for GA Standing Position Regarding Accessible Health Care,
Directed Action Toward Restoration of Medical Coverage for Dependents and
Former Students, and Formation of Accesible Health Care Work Group
Chair of the Accessible Health Care working group and Wellness PDUpdate the Delegate Assembly about the Student Health Insurance Advisory Committee at every Delegate Assembly meeting for academic year 2015-2016.NThe committee members of SHIAC coordinated a couple of presentations and conversations in the GA meeting and outside Townhalls. I, as Wellness PD, did not provide updates from SHIAC since I left the committee in October.
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2016-041603CResolution to create a Project Director Coordinating PositionCAVP, VPoFWrite a budget amendment resolution in time to be discussed at the May meeting to incorporate in a budget neutral fashion into the 2016-2017 budget the following budget line item for the Project Director Coordinator, with amounts to be set by the Budget Committee and approved by the Delegate Assembly in May:
i.Stipend
ii. Meeting Meals/Programming
YSee Resolution 1605E
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2015-101510AResolution in Support of Full Fee RemissionCAVPCompile, publish, and maintain a comprehensive list of all departments' policies for paying the Campus Fee and Class Pass Fee for GSIs.NoSent survey to GSAOs. Info request made form delegates in May meeting.Incoming CAVP may have support from CACSSF on ongoing data acquisition.
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2015-101510AResolution in Support of Full Fee RemissionCAVPContact the Chair of each department and depending on that department's standing policy, either commend them for paying the Campus Fee and Class Pass Fee for their GSIs or encourage them to do so in all cases.NoEmail sent to GSAOs not Chairs
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2015-101510BResolution in Opposition to the "Advancement to Candidacy" FeeCAVPContact a representative of each department to encourage them to:
1) ensure that all their doctoral students are aware of the existence of the advancement to candidacy fee,
2) pay for their doctoral student's advancement to candidacy fee using departmental funds.
YesEmail sent to GSAOs.
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2015-101510DResolution for GA Standing Position Regarding Accessible Health Care,
Directed Action Toward Restoration of Medical Coverage for Dependents and
Former Students, and Formation of Accesible Health Care Work Group
CAVPWork with UHS and related bodies to investigate the possibility of using the Transition Assistance Fund or other UHS-provided fund to be more effectively mitigate expenses students and their dependents incur due to discontinuation of the SHIP voluntary plan.YesDiscussed with Dean Doyle at the beginning of the semester. Grad Div temporary relief grants available in advance of new insurance plan.
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2015-111510CResolution in Support of Increased Transparnecy and Flexibility Surrounding
Graduate Student Employee DCP "Safe Harbor" Retirement Accounts
CAVPContact Graduate Student Affairs Officers (GSAOs) across campus, appropriate representatives of the University of California-Berkeley Human Resources staff, and appropriate representatives of the University of California- Berkeley Payroll staff to encourage all parties to ensure that all graduate student employees with appointments of greater than 80% time are fully informed about the DCP distribution policy at the time their appointment is made.NoSent to GSAOs not HR/Payroll staff.
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2015-111510CResolution in Support of Increased Transparnecy and Flexibility Surrounding
Graduate Student Employee DCP "Safe Harbor" Retirement Accounts
CAVPDraft and publish on the Graduate Assembly website a document summarizing the University's DCP policy, its effect on Berkeley graduate student employees' pay, and the financial options available to these students.NoCan link on site through new tech director
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2015-111510FResolution to Retain the Center for Race and Gender in the Office of the Executive
Vice Chancellor and Provost
CAVPWrite a letter to the Chancellor and the EVCP (i) supporting the retaining of the CRG in the Office of the EVCP, (ii) supporting the current level of funding for the CRG, its research endavors, and staff positions, and (iii) urging the EVCP to appoint a new CRG director, under the leadership of the current CRG Advisory Board and staff and in consultation with students.Yes
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2015-121511EResolution to Improve the Graduate Student Fan Experience at Cal Athletic EventsCAVPTransmit a copy of this resolution to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Director of Fan Experiences in a timely manner. Yes
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2016-031603AResolution in Support of Student Involvement in Hiring a new Director for Recreational SportsCAVPSend this resolution to Solly Fulp, executive director of University Business Partnerships and Services, Kelly Correll Brown, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor, David Chai, Special Advisor to the Chancellor, Nils Gilman, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff, and Chancellor Dirks, to raise awareness on this issue.Yes
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2016-031603BResolution in Opposition to Ongoing "Coordinated Monitoring" by the University of CaliforniaCAVPMeet with the Associate Vice Chancellor for IT and CIO to discuss potential actions, such as UC Berkeley providing free data anonymization, that could increase data privacy for students, faculty, postdoctoral researchers, visiting scholars, and other users of the UC Berkeley network;Emailed. Did not meet.
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2016-031603FResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis at the University of California, BerkeleyCAVPInvite every individual from whom a written reply is requested, per the preceding clauses, to work in collaboration with the Graduate Assembly and the City of Berkeley to develop, evaluate, and implement graduate student housing solutions within the next calendar year
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2016-031603FResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis at the University of California, BerkeleyCAVPNo more than 90 days after transmission of this resolution, the Campus Affairs Vice President of the Graduate Assembly shall report to the Graduate Assembly the status of the Chancellor’s reply;No
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2016-031603FResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis at the University of California, BerkeleyCAVPRequest that the Chancellor of the University or his designee send a written reply to the Graduate Assembly detailing any specific steps the University is taking in light of the housing crisis to help graduate students obtain housing they can afford;YesCompleted by President
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2016-031603FResolution to Declare a Housing Crisis at the University of California, BerkeleyCAVPTransmit a copy of this resolution to the Chancellor of the University, the Dean of the Graduate Division, the Vice Chancellor of Administration & Finance, the Vice Chancellor of Real Estate, and the Vice Chancellor of Residential & Student Service Programs;YesCompleted by President
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