Graduate Student Association

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Hello, and welcome to the 2014-15 school year!



The Graduate Student Association is soliciting applications for its president position for the 2015-2017 academic years. The service requirement is 20 hours per week. Applicants must be able to commit to holding this position for two academic years. The tenure goes from summer II 2015 to summer I 2017, and the selected candidate can reapply for an additional term.

Salary and Tuition:

The President of the Graduate Student Association will be awarded a full-time, non-teaching graduate assistantship or doctoral associateship for the summer II, fall, spring, and summer I terms.


1. Must be a full-time graduate student at Western Michigan University.

2. Must have completed at least one academic year at the University and be enrolled for the next two consecutive years, summer II through summer I.

2. Must be in good academic standings.

3. Must have attended at least two GSA general body meetings.

Deadline for application submission: Feb. 6, 2015.

Feel free to contact the Association’s Vice-President  Amaury Pineda at with any questions regarding this position. Please click here for to download the full details of this application.