Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience : Office of Student Life

  • Libby Bauman Libby Bauman

Vice President

Libby Bauman


Libby is pursuing a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling in the College of Education and Human Ecology. She is in her second year. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wittenberg University in 2018. Libby is a member of the counseling honor society, Chi Sigma Iota. She is currently completing her clinical internship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Policy Platform:

  • GA Position and Stipend Increases
  • Graduate Mental Health
  • Government Advocacy and Graduate Public Engagement


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Vice President is the primary contact for members of the CGS. The VP is responsible for the internal running of the organization in order to enable the President to be the primary contact with external entities and advocate for Graduate Student issues at the University level. The primary responsibilities of the Vice President are set out in the Constitution and include the following:

1. Coordinating the Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum.

2. Representing the Council of Graduate Students in the planning of orientation and welcome week-related activities and events.

3. In the absence of the President, or if the President is temporarily unable to fulfill their duties, the Vice President  shall serve in the President's place.

4. Chairs the Organization and Elections Committee and is responsible for ensuring that all delegate and committee positions are filled.

5. Is responsible for ensuring that CGS committee and member records are properly maintained.

6. Shall serve as a liaison between CGS and other student organizations.

7.  Serves, externally, on the Council on Student Affairs and the Welcome Week Steering Committee.

8.  In the absence of the President, the Vice President presides over meetings of the Council.

9. The Vice President shall fulfill other duties as directed by the Council, the Executive Committee, and the President.