GPC Newsletter: Announcements

We’re sorry we’ve been out commission in the past 2 weeks, but we’re back in action! Have you visited our new GPC website? If you haven’t been following our facebook page in the last couple of weeks here are some things you may have missed:

Hello fellow graduate and professional students,

Your WashU Graduate Professional Council will complete holding elections for the upcoming academic year (2017-18) during our next general body meeting on May 1st.

Elections are still open for the following positions: VP of Academic and Professional Development, VP of Social Programming, and VP of Marketing and Communications.

For those interested, please forward your completed intent to run (click through for form) to prior to our May 1st meeting. We will reconvene at the May 1st at 7pm in the Liberman Graduate Center, when candidates for each position will present brief statements about their intent and capacity for the position and then current VPs and GPC representatives will vote for each open position.


Graduate Student Campus Climate Survey

Complete to win up to $50 in Amazon gift cards!

This survey, open to all graduate students and developed by the Graduate Student Senate Diversity and Inclusion Committee, seeks to gauge graduate student experience and perception of diversity and inclusion at Washington University.  The survey should take between 7 and 12 minutes to complete.  The information will be collected anonymously and used to support our Campus Climate Report that will be published in Fall 2017.  The report will summarize the responses to this survey and the feedback from the Graduate Student Diversity Forum, which was held on April 13, 2017.   We will also work with the administration and other graduate student groups to address the suggestions and issues brought up in these two events. Survey closes Sunday, May 7 at 11:59 p.m.

After you have finished, you will have the option to enter your wustl email to our lottery for a $25 and $50 gift card to Amazon.  However, your email will not be connected to your responses, which will remain anonymous.

If you have any questions, please email us at


Graduate Professional Council

Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1186
One Brookings Drive,
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899