Graduate Professional Student Congress to Hold Candidate Forum, Election

Graduate and professional students will elect executive officers and college at-large representatives for the 2019-20 term from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, April 23-25, at Students will also vote on two amendments to the Graduate Professional Student Congress Constitution.

Executive positions include President, Vice President, Executive Secretary, and Treasurer. Each college and school will also elect three At-Large Representatives. Amendment 1 would remove the requirement that the GPSC president sign all legislative measures. Amendment 2 would clarify the procedures for proposing constitutional amendments. Visit to review the full text of the two amendments and information about candidates. For any additional questions, email Arley Ward at

On April 17 from 5-6 p.m., GPSC will host a candidate forum in Arkansas Union 509-510. Constituents are welcome to come meet all available candidates, hear their platforms, and ask questions.

This election is sponsored by Graduate Professional Student Congress through the Office of Student Activities and is supported by the Student Activities Fee. For questions or for accommodations due to disability please contact GPSC President Arley Ward at Graduate Professional Student Congress is a program in the Division of Student Affairs.

About the Division of Student Affairs: The Division of Student Affairs supports students in pursuing knowledge, earning a degree, finding meaningful careers, exploring diversity, and connecting with the global community. We provide students housing, dining, health care resources, and create innovative programs that educate and inspire. We enhance the University of Arkansas experience and help students succeed, one student at a time.


Graduate Professional Student Congress,
Office of Student Activities

Scott Flanagin, executive director of communications
Division of Student Affairs


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