Resolutions Archive

GPSG has an extensive history of legislative resolutions driving our internal activities and externally facing efforts and communications. Below is a archive of our resolutions organized by year; to read a resolution, simply click the name. For information on how to formulate and present a resolution of your own to the GPSG Legislature, visit this page.

2022

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government Calling for President Price to Make a Statement Supporting and Affirming the Identities of Trans, Nonbinary, Intersex, Genderqueer, and Gender Nonconforming Students

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Calling on the Duke Administration to Hire At Least One additional Full Time Environmental Justice Faculty Member, Improve Environmental Justice Curriculum Offerings, and Make Tangible Commitments to Advancing Community-Based Environmental Justice Efforts

2021

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Calling on the Duke Community to Divest From Fossil Fuels, and Set Up a University-Wide Climate Crisis Committee Dedicated to Staying Below 1.5°C of Global Warming

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Calling for a University-Wide Effort to Make Mental Health a Top Priority and to Instate $0 Co-Pays for All Mental Health Services

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government Supporting the Recognition and Formal Implementation of the Current Holiday Policy for Doctoral Research Assistants at Duke University

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Supporting the Strengthening and Development of Support Structures for International Students at Duke University

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Calling for a Culture of Support for Students with Disabilities at Duke

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Supporting Pay Equity at Duke University

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Calling for Action to Support Native American Students

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) in Support of Late-Stage PhD Students Without Fellowship Support

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Supporting a University-Wide Land Acknowledgement and Reparations for the Native American Genocide

Second Resolution on the Importance of Duke Sponsored Dental Insurance to Students’ Health

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Supporting the Naming of an Abele Building, in Honor of Julian Abele, Architect of Duke University

2020

A Resolution To Establish a Major GPSC Reform Process

A Resolution of the Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council in Support of: a Workplace Free From Harassment & Discrimination

A Resolution of the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) Supporting the Removal of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) as a Mandatory Element for Admission to All Graduate Programs at Duke University

A Resolution of the Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council in Support of Banning the Use of Single Use Plastic Items in GPSC Events

2019

GPSC Resolution Around NLRB Ruling

A Resolution of the Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council in Support of Cooperation From Duke University on the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project

A Resolution of the Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council on Linguistic Racism at Duke University

2018

A Resolution of the Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council Calling for the Duke Endowment to be Divested From Fossil Fuels by 2024

A Resolution of the Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council Against Hate and Bias in the Duke Community

A Resolution of the Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council in Support of a Livable Stipend for Duke Graduate Students

2017

A Resolution of the Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council in Support of Reducing Smoking on Duke University’s Campus

Resolution on Importance of Anonymous Reporting for Graduate and Professional Student Harassment

2016

Resolution on the Importance of Information Release and Campus Dialogue Regarding Duke Energy CHP Plant Proposal

2015

Resolution Calling for an On-Campus Voting Site

Resolution on the Preservation of Forests on West Campus

Resolution on Importance of Duke Sponsored Dental Insurance to Student’s Health

Resolution on Reimbursement of Emergency Department Copayment for Sexual Assault After Care to Students of Duke University

2014

Resolution on LGBT Inclusive Graduate School Applications

Resolution on Eliminating or Waiving Continuation Fees for Students Beyond the Fifth Year of Doctoral Study

Resolution on Increasing the Number of Graduate & Professional Young Trustees on the Duke University Board of Trustees

2013

Resolution on Housing