On this page, you will find links to the GradSEA constitution, minutes from monthly meetings, and other documents that further explicate GradSEA’s mission and detail our monthly progress.

Abridged 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:

  • To advocate for the interests of its members
  • To promote the professional and academic development of graduate students
  • To facilitate a public and democratic forum to discuss and negotiate issues related to our roles as students, teachers, employees, and colleagues
  • To provide a collective voice with which to engage faculty, administration, the larger University

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. 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.

To read our full constitution, visit this link or contact us.

Meeting Minutes

For an up-to-date document containing all our meeting minutes, please contact us to request access to our Google Drive. 

Event Proposal Form and Event Sign-In Sheet

If you would like to schedule an event, follow the instructions on the Event Proposal Form (found here).

If you have already scheduled an event, remember to take attendance using the Event Sign In Sheet (found here).

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