The objective of the graduate student representatives position is to provide an opportunity for students to voice their ideas, opinion, concerns, and problems to faculty members. Students have a chance to vote on who will be their representatives during any particular year. Students who have a problem of any kind will be directed to the students’ representatives so that it can be heard in the faculty meetings. Representatives will be responsible for reporting any relevant information from the faculty meetings to the students. Students must be in good academic standing in order to serve as a representative. There are three types of representatives:

1. Ph.D. Representative
Any Ph.D. students can run for this position.

2. Masters Representative
Students who want to run for this position must not have taken their M.A. Exam.

3. T.A. Representative
Candidate for this position must hold a TA appointment.