Policies and Procedures Manual

Chapter 6: College Committees & Advisory Councils

06:53:00   Staff Senate

Purpose 

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. 

Membership 

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