Faculty & Staff

GRADUATE STUDENT SERVICES FORUM

March 29, 2007

Clark Center

2007 FORUM SCHEDULE
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast, networking
8:30 - 9:10 a.m. Welcome
General announcements
Keynote CGE: One Year Later
   ROBERTA KATZ,
   Associate Vice President for Strategic Planning,
   Stanford University
9:10 - 10:10 a.m. General session:
   What's New in GFS
10:20 - 11:20 a.m. First concurrent sessions:
   - Experienced Users' Tips Panel - GRAD STUDENTS
   - Compliance Issues related to Student Funding
   - Following the Money Trail
11:30 a.m. -
    12:30 p.m.
Second concurrent sessions:
   - Experienced Users' Tips Panel - POSTDOCS
   - Compliance Issues related to Student Funding
   - Following the Money Trail
SESSION DESCRIPTIONS AND HANDOUTS
Session/
Presenter(s)
Description Handouts
(pdf files)
Keynote address,
     CGE:
One Year Later

Roberta Katz
What has happened since the Commission on Graduate Education (CGE) issued their report, and what's on the horizon.


What's New
in GFS

Karen Cooper
Demonstration of new features like exceptions reports, and new formats for approvals. Will introduce "Hard Commitments."

Presentation,

GFS Resources


Following the Money Trail

Allison Baird-James,
Gary Davis
One of last year's most popular sessions. Presents an overview of the GFS data flow through other University administrative systems, and discusses reconciliation of GFS-related expenditures.

Presentation,

Additional questions


Compliance Issues in
Grad Student Funding

Ann George
Introduces regulatory issues related to allowability of costs, student employment, and other topics of interest to auditors.

Presentation


Experienced Users'
Tips Panel
Talk with experienced GFS users about managing grad student or postdoc financial support.

 

   Sally Gressens - Moderator, Student Panel
   Al Murray - Moderator, Postdoc Panel
   Panelists:
      Vanessa Bravo (Developmental Biology), Lola Enriquez (Engineering),
      Valerie Kiszka (Biological Sciences), Olgalydia Urbano (Bioengineering),
      Tara Ilich (Geophysics - Student panel only)

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