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- Online forum established.
- Amidst many office moves and change of officers, much early GSO material
had been misplaced or forgotten. It is rediscovered and reposted to the webpage.
- Travel Grant budget increases to 3 grants per semester at $300
- University Health Insurance covered by stipend for Research Assistants
and Teaching Fellows.
- Plan a budget to help GSO become "official".
- Organization of the Graduate Student Orientation for Fall 1998.
- Health Care is proposed as the next big GSO project.
- GSO-sponsored social using money BU donated.
- Started a website: http://gso.bu.edu. It is running off a Math graduate student's computer.
- First GSO Survey!!
- GSO begins.
- Through discussion with the Deans and Department heads, the GSO ensured that
all TFs will all receive a pay raise! Before, the first year graduate
students got more, but previous graduate students' stipends were not raised
accordingly. Now everyone is getting paid the same.
- Meeting with Dean Berkey and Assoc. Dean Whitaker.
- First few GSO-sponsored BU Pub nights happen with great success.
- October 24th, 1997 : First open meeting of the GSO.
We are still fleshing out this timeling. Some of the things not yet
Travel Grants intiated.