Even though about 34 percent of graduate students are foreign, GSG said it didn’t get to provide input on the fee.
Students will assess retail locations and submit a report to the city by the end of the semester.
The change provides clarity, but has also drawn transparency concerns.
President Loh has called federal appropriations “essential to the quality of life, economic vitality and security of our nation.”
Some students have expressed concerns that outdated STEM buildings hindered their learning environment.
Members say they “expected more transparency” from the administration.
Kumea Shorter-Gooden will serve as a special assistant to the president until June.
The “invisible crisis” includes infrastructure problems throughout the campus’ 13 million square feet of interior building space.