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STAFF TOWN HALL & STAFF SENATE MEETING, April 15, 2022
- Staff Recognition Event – The SRE committee is reviewing nominations! Please RSVP for this event.
- UPC Charter Amendment Update – Updates to the UCC charge to allow staff to vote for the UCC chair-elect are passing through the shared governance approval channels.
- Elections & Bylaws – Staff Senate President-Elect voting concludes today. The General Staff Senate senator nominations begin next week. Staff Senate Committee chair nominations will take place in June.
Recent Staff Senate voting results:
[APPROVED] Staff Senate Bylaws Amendment 2022.04(a) - Departmental Group Representation Change
[APPROVED] Staff Senate Bylaws Amendment 2022.04(b) - SRE Awards Change
Events & Service – The Appreciation-gram campaign was a big success with over 600 grams requested! The Events & Service Committee is continuing to deliver grams around campus. Please feel free to send any end-of-the-year event ideas for June to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more detailed information, please go to Staff Senate Agendas and Minutes.
If you missed the Staff Town Hall, you can view the Panopto recording here: 04.14.22 | Staff Town Hall. Please sign in to MySCU Portal and log in with your SCU credentials. If you have technical difficulties, contact Staff Senate Sr. Administrative Assistant Ixtlac Dueñas (email@example.com).
Special Staff Senate Meeting: Monday May 2, 1:00-2:00PM
The following meeting will be held to vote on:
UPC Charter Amendment, UCC Charge (see full text here) – Approved by Faculty Senate – the primary changes include opening the vote for the UCC chair-elect to staff and including senior lecturers as eligible candidates to run for the UCC Chair-elect position. If all the shared governance approvals are obtained, this academic year’s election will follow the new requirements and will occur in late May or early June.
Resolution: SS.R.20212022.1 (see full text here) – Juneteenth Observance – the Executive Team hopes to support SCU’s Black and African staff and ensure that the University is living up to its antiracist mission. With updated language, the resolution will be referred to the Staff Affairs Committee to collaborate with HR to evaluate and determine what ongoing and annual holidays should be considered university holidays
The Benefits Committee will be presenting results from its winter quarter survey at next week’s Benefits Town Hall on Wednesday, May 4th from 3:30–5:00PM. Please register for this event here.
Please check out the SCU Events calendar for up-to-date information for campus events in May.
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE STAFF SENATE TO BE HELD MAY 2 FROM 1:00-2:00PM
THE NEXT REGULAR STAFF TOWN HALL AND STAFF SENATE MEETING TO BE HELD MAY 12 FROM 1:00-2:30PM
Join us, be part of the discussion, and let your voice be heard!
Can't make it to the next meeting? Submit your questions to StaffSenate@scu.edu.
Meeting will be held via Zoom. Link and password will be sent closer to the meeting date.