Who We Are
The Graduate Public Affairs Council (GPAC) is the University of Texas-recognized student government body of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. GPAC’s purpose is to serve the students of the LBJ School of Public Affairs community. In order to achieve this purpose, GPAC facilitates student initiatives; fosters discussion and decision-making; and represents and engages in advocacy on behalf of students and their concerns.
To Advocate on Behalf of Students
Our job is to foster communication between the Student Body and others, including but not limited to, the administration and faculty of the LBJ School and its affiliated bodies;
We convey student concerns to the LBJ School faculty and administration, the University of Texas, and the general public; and
Maintain and improve relationships between current students and alumni.
Foster Discussion and Decision-Making
GPAC provides opportunities for the exchange of information and ideas between Elected Representatives and the Student Body members that they represent
Operate a system of Standing Committees and Appointees to address student concerns, led by the Executive Committee
- Policy on the Rocks
- Brown Bag Speaker Series
- Community Service Partnership with Barbara Jordan Elementary
- Intramural Sports
- Happy Hours and More!