Advocacy and Human Diversity

The Advocacy and Human Diversity Committee shall be tasked with fulfilling GPSA’s mission as it relates to improving the graduate and professional student body by advocating for policies or initiatives to outside parties within the university and in the community. Most resolutions, which stand for the views of the entire graduate and professional student body, originate from the Advocacy and Human Diversity Committee.

Committee Chair: Gerry Knapp (

Healthcare Sub-committee – The Healthcare sub-committee coordinates and brings the GPSA student concerns related to healthcare to the administration. The committee also works to improve the process, transparency, and dissemination of healthcare information to students at Penn State.

Sub-committee Chair: TBD