The Arts and Sciences Advisory Council for Students (ASACS) is Seeking Applicants!

The Arts and Sciences Advisory Council for Students (ASACS) is seeking Applicants! 

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WHO WE ARE:
The Arts and Sciences Advisory Council for Students (ASACS) serves as a consultative committee for the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Robert Stacey. ASACS is comprised of approximately ten (10) undergraduates and two (2) graduate students. During the academic year, ASACS meets regularly with Dean Stacey to provide student perspective, input, and recommendations on College-level decision-making regarding budgets and policies pertaining to our College. The recommendations drafted at our meetings also inform the discussions of the Provost’s Advisory Committee for Students (PACS). Previous committees have helped shape policy on issues like merit-based faculty salary increases, the number of teaching assistants in the College, online course  evaluations, creation of a new Life Sciences building, and the review of course fees.

Note: ASACS meets weekly on Fridays from 3:30pm-5:00pm in the Dean’s Office (CMU 065). Regular attendance is required. We are currently seeking motivated and engaged undergraduates and graduate students to apply for the 2018-2019 school year. Students from all disciplines, perspectives, and grade levels are invited to apply.

BENEFITS:
• Gain leadership experience
• Serve your community
• Have your voice heard
• Make a real impact on campus
• Learn more about the policies and budgets that shape the UW College of Arts and Sciences

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:
• Must major or intend on majoring in one of the thirty-nine (39) departments within the College of Arts and Sciences listed in the right column here and at https://artsci.washington.edu/departments
• Must be willing to commit to a yearlong appointment

TO APPLY:
Interested students should sign in with their UW email to submit a letter of application (maximum 1000 words) and a resume or curriculum vitae to the following Google form: https://goo.gl/forms/EoHaSkZeAd64Qacv2

The letter should detail your interest and qualifications for serving on the  Council, include potential topics you are interested in having ASACS discuss during the upcoming year, and discuss what motivates you to serve on ASACS.

The application deadline is May 9th, 2018 at 11:59pm. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Nadya Ekhteraee-Sanaee at asacs@uw.edu.

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