Staff Senate advocates for staff by supporting engagement, development and recognition through shared governance and collaboration.
Staff Senate is currently comprised of elected members representing staff in all divisions as equal as possible, as follows:
- Academic Affairs
- Finance & Operations
- President (includes Athletics and Energy & Environmental Research Center)
- Research & Economic Development
- Student Affairs
- School of Medicine & Health Sciences
- University & Public Affairs
An eligible member is a full-time or part-time benefited employee who is off probation at the time of the nomination. Senate membership shall be for a three (3) year term, with approximately one-third (1/3) of the members elected each April. A member shall not serve more than two (2) consecutive full terms, unless elected to the office of Vice President/President Elect.