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GSLMU promotes engagement among students and with the University through programming that includes: academic programming, athletics events, social gatherings, community service programs, and religious dialogue in the spirit of the University's goals as an institution of higher learning.
GSLMU formed in Spring 2011 and had its inaugural semester in Fall 2012. The organization's leadership structure includes 5 officers, 14 senators (no more than 2 senators from each school or college), and many committees.
President: Gipson Bachman
School: Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering
Program: MBA/MSCS Dual Degree Program
Vice President: Jordan Golden
School: Loyola Law School
Chief Financial Officer: Brian Plaut
School: Loyola Law School
Chief Operations Officer: Deniesse Joaquin
School: School of Education
Program: Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Chief Communications Officer: Leland Nelson
School: School of Film and Television
College of Business Administration
Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
College of Communication and Fine Arts
Loyola Law School
School of Education
Gabriela AldreteSchool of Film and Television
Charlie DonahueSeaver College of Science and Engineering
Academic And Professional Development
Develops and organizes initiatives and programming related to intellectual, scholarly, academic and professional life including our Graduate Student Summit. This committee will also help represent the interests of the Association with the faculty.
Maintain and bridge relationships between LMU’s Alumni Relations and with alumni from the University.
Marketing and Publicity
Develops and manages communication through social and traditional media for events and information. Chaired by the GSLMU CCO.
Develops and oversees the election process for Officers each Spring, oversees filling of vacancies. Chaired by the GSLMU Vice President.
Service and Faith
Develops and organizes programming that fosters students’ commitment to the spiritual life and social justice issues on and beyond the bluff. This committee is required to host at least one event per semester.
Develops and organizes programming that addresses a broad range of social and community building interests.
Develops the Spring social event. This committee is tasked with planning, organizing, and marketing GSLMU’s signature social engagement.
Diversity and Inclusion
Honors the diverse backgrounds and needs of individuals by ensuring GSLMU programming meets the needs of graduate students from racial and ethnic minorities, women, the LGBT+ community, and international students.
Identifies and promotes the accomplishments of the university’s graduate student community, for both individuals and organizations.
Academic Honesty Review Committee
Issues rulings to the Provost concerning appeals and other matters related to violations of the Academic Honesty Policy.
Academic Technology Committee (ATC)
The charge of the Academic Technology Committee is to provide a forum for members of the academy to provide input and make suggestions regarding their technology needs. The committee is also responsible for the determination of the annual Technology Grant awardees. Meetings are held monthly throughout the academic year and the committee is in hiatus during the summer months.
Budget Planning Committee
To review the budget for the Westchester campus.
Committee on Public Art and Images
The Committee on Public Art and Images reviews and advises university leadership on matters related to new and existing artwork and images presented on campus ("public art"). The committee advocates for a strategic approach that considers the university's history, mission, values, and culture as it evaluates and recommends the installation, placement, replacement, and/or modification of campus art displayed in designated exhibition and/or public spaces. The committee advances the university's commitment to an inclusive, diverse, and creative teaching and learning environment as expressed through public art. Faculty and student work in the context of learning and teaching spaces, galleries, or curricular activities are protected under academic freedoms and thus are not within the purview of this committee.
Disability Support Services Advisory Committee
To educate the University community about the challenges faced by students with physical, perceptual, learning, ADHD, and psychiatric disabilities on campus as well as to devise ways of meeting the growing needs of the disabled student population.
Frank Sullivan Social Justice Committee
To advise the President and the office of the Campus Ministry on all aspects of the promotion of social justice and concern in the University.
Intercultural Advisory Committee
Advise and make recommendations to the Assistant to the President for Intercultural Affairs regarding intercultural policies, procedures, programs, documents, and issues; Identify and implement strategies within their units that encourage leadership and involvement of faculty, staff and students in transforming LMU from a multicultural organization to an intercultural community; educate the University community about intercultural affairs as it relates to academic excellence and institutional viability.
Marketing Advisory Committee
The Marketing Advisory Committee considers, develops, and recommends strategies related to university marketing initiatives. It advocates for the marketing needs and goals of campus stakeholders and serves a critical role in fostering a free exchange of creative ideas and solutions. The committee advances an integrated and unified university brand that maximizes the university's external visibility, enhances its reputation, promotes a positive image, and more effectively achieves its strategic goals.
Parking Advisory Committee
The Parking Committee advises the university on policies related to parking. The Parking Appeals Board considers appeals of parking violations.
SOE Alumni Association Board
The SOE Alumni Association Board serves as the leadership to shape the vision, mission and goals of the SOE Alumni Association. This position is held by the GSLMU Vice President.
Special Committee on Math & Science Teacher Preparation (MASTeP)
The committee's objectives are: to maintain the improved educational programs, opportunities and support for pre-service K-12 math and science teachers; to support and further enhance curricular and pedagogical improvements; to maintain collaborative connections and to continue ongoing collaborative activities on campus and with the Los Angeles educational institutions and schools.
Status Of Women Committee
The committee is charged with addressing issues of special concern to women students, staff and faculty at LMU and with advising the President on these issues.
Student Conduct Committee
Web Advisory Committee
The Web Advisory Committee advises the Office of Web, New Media & Design and the University community on web and new media related matters. Through its subcommittees, it considers and recommends strategic web priorities for the University.
- Academic Affairs
- Audit & Risk
- Catholic Mission & Identity
- Endowment Fund Investment
- Facilities & IT
- Student Life