Staff Senate fosters a spirit of unity, pride, and cooperation by advising University administration.
Purpose of Staff Senate
The Staff Senate is comprised of elected representatives from each salary band to serve the following objective purposes:
- To serve as an active link for meaningful information exchange between staff and administration relative to issues of mutual concern.
- To provide open meetings to express, propose, represent, investigate and debate issues. The Staff Senate, acting as an official and responsible voice in University affairs, will recommend action on issues that receive majority approval of the senators.
- To advise the President with regard to working conditions and employment practices, including recognition, compensation and other pertinent issues.
- To promote awareness of opportunities developed by Staff Senate, encourage involvement in campus and community activities and increase knowledge of the operation of the University.
Applications and Forms
Become a Senator
An eligible member is a full-time or part-time benefited employee who is off probation at the time of the nomination.
Jeans Give Back Payroll Deduction
Apply for Jeans Give Back payroll deduction. Complete this form if you wish to have your contribution taken from your paycheck.
Jeans Give Back Nonprofit Application
Nonprofits can apply for funding from October to Mid-November. This is how we figure out which nonprofits that Jeans Give Back benefit throughout the calendar year.
Seeds for Staff Success Grant
Grants are awarded three times a year. The application lists eligibility requirements.
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