About Us

What is GLAC? 

The Graduate Leadership & Advocacy Council (GLAC) advocates for graduate students in The Graduate School (TGS) at Northwestern.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Graduate Leadership and Advocacy Council (GLAC) is to advocate on behalf of TGS graduate students and graduate student organizations to The Graduate School (TGS) and Northwestern University. To accomplish this, GLAC:

  • Facilitates open communication across The Graduate School
  • Collects information and reports on graduate student life
  • Represents TGS graduate students on a national level
  • Develops and maintains a system of participatory student governance.

The GLAC Constitution can be found here.


The 2019-2020 Executive Board

President: Valerie Bullock

Treasurer: John Brooks

Communications Chair: Andrew Hull

Internal Relations Chair: Michael Evangelopoulos

Personnel Coordinator: Jacob Lewis

Survey Coordinators: Mena Whalen and Phil Curtis


The 2019-2020 University Committee Representatives (UCRs)

Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility: Mihir Bhagat and Hussain Sangji

University Library Committee: Andrew Hull

Advisory Panel to the Policy Review Committee: Andrew Wang

Health Advisory Committee: Andjela Dragojevic and Alyssa Lynne