Policies and Procedures Manual

Chapter 6: College Committees & Advisory Councils

06:53:00   Staff Senate


The Staff Senate provides open discussion among its members on matters of concern to the College/student body/non-faculty staff and ensures open communication among staff members and between the staff and the senior leadership of the College. The objectives of the Staff Senate are to:

  • serve as a vehicle for ascertaining staff attitudes and expressions and for dissemination of these attitudes and expressions to the senior leadership.
  • maintain through the president of the senate and the senate’s Executive Committee a direct line of communication to the senior leadership.
  • promote better communication between staff and senior leadership, between staff and other staff, between staff and faculty, and between staff and students. 


The membership shall be made up of full-time non-faculty staff members. The Executive Committee and the Senate representatives are elected by the full-time non-faculty staff.  The Executive Committee will consist of a President, Vice President, and Secretary. A representative from Faculty Senate may attend Staff Senate meetings. This will be a non-voting member.

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Revision History: Adopted: Aug. 2019; Edited: Dec. 21