My name is Urvashi Babbar and I am excited to be running for your
Director of Graduate Studies. This role would allow me to have an
extensive student outreach capacity which will help me advocate
for all of you. I will continue adding my contribution in making
CSUS a fair, inclusive, and welcoming environment for all grad
Some of my future goals include but are not limited to:
1. Covid has created more barriers in communication and made it
difficult to feel involved in the community especially for new
students. Hence, activities will be undertaken or strengthened to
help amplify the needs of graduate students and professionals,
increase students’ academic motivation and skills through
long-term involvement in collaborative University programs, and
familiarize students with the University’s opportunities and
resources through on-campus/virtual programs.
2. To facilitate a positive transition to campus,
academic-advising services will be provided to new students.
3. Strategies to foster a positive and supportive campus
community will include opportunities for dialogue, education,
cultural enrichment, and for sharing information and addressing
Please consider my belief in under-promising, and
Also, thank you for your outcome-shaping vote in helping to
create CSUS/ASI future defined by empathy and partnership!