Organizational Documents & Information

Below you will find links both to the GradSea constitution and to the minutes of monthly meetings. These documents further explicate GradSEA's mission and detail our monthly progress.

Professionalization Documents

"How to Succeed in Grad School" by Robyn Malo (Password Protected).

How to Succeed in Grad School Handout by Stella Setka (Open).

Abridged GradSEA Constitution

Article I: Name

The name of this organization is GradSEA, which stands for the Graduate Student English Association.

Article II: Purpose

The purpose of this organization is:

Article III: Membership

All graduate students in the Department of English as well as graduate students in related Interdisciplinary Studies programs (American Studies, Comparative Literature, Philosophy and Literature) that have held graduate assistantships in the Department of English at Purdue University are "Regular Members" of the organization. Purdue University staff, faculty, and graduate students from related Interdisciplinary Studies programs (listed above) who have not held an English Department assistantship are eligible for associate membership. However, only regular members may vote on matters brought before the organization. Membership and participation are free from discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a veteran.

Click here to read the entire constitution.

Last updated by Fernando Sanchez, February 2014.