VSA Updates

Updates from the VSA meeting of 2 December 2018

Consensus Agenda – Passed Allocations:
$775/$1400 from Discretionary to

Vassar Alliance of Women in Foreign Affairs for Breaking into Government/ International Affairs/Think Tank panels.

Equity and Inclusion Committee

The College’s Committee on Inclusion and Equity (CIE) met recently to discuss a proposed statement regarding its policy on affinity spaces. The committee is planning to hold a World Café or another similar campus event during the spring semester to introduce the campus community to the new protocol. VSA Senate spent a portion of its last meeting discussing these proposed guidelines in small groups and will be sending feedback on the draft language to CIE.

Health and Wellness Committee

In collaboration with Counseling Services and the Office of Health Education, the committee will be holding DeStress Daze on Dec. 13. Stations around campus will include arts and crafts, cookie decoration and self-care, and Counseling Services will be offering meditation workshops in the Rose Parlor.

—Julian Corbett, VSA General Intern

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