Staff Council Annual Tasks

The council schedules each year’s meetings, which are held on the second Tuesday of each month during the academic year from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at Blanchard, and coordinates a meeting with the President to present topics of concern that the council will address during the year. The Staff Council plans its year according to the following timeline, with the flexibility to make changes as needed:

September

  • A cochair speaks at Convocation.
  • The first official Staff Council meeting is held. Plans for the community coffee breaks begin.

October

  • The first Staff Council community coffee break is held.
  • A half-day retreat is held with the Director of Human Resources, to review topics of concern that the council will address during the year and to close old business from previous years.

November

  • The second Staff Council community coffee break is held.
  • Winterfest is coordinated with the President's Office.

December

  • The Staff Council assists with Winterfest.

February

  • The third Staff Council community coffee break is held.

March

April/May