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The Staff Senate

The Staff Senate
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The University Staff Senate represents Civil Service and Administrative Staff of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  This body advises and assists the University Chancellor in the solution of issues and the formulation of policies and the Director of Human Resources in developing and initiating more effective personnel policies, procedures, and programs.  The USS participates in the University Governance system and encourages all Civil Service and Administrative Staff employees to consult with members of the Staff Senate concerning issues, policies, and possible recommendations for appropriate Staff Senate action.  

The Standing Committees of the Staff Senate are:

  • Public Relations
  • Scholarship
  • Fund-Raising
  • Diversity Initiatives
  • Policy Review
  • Staff Development and Well-Being
  • Elections and Operations

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The USS Fund-Raising Committee is sponsoring a Fundraising Night at Applebee's on November 8, 2018 to benefit the Staff Senate Scholarship fund.  Join us at the Applebee's at 3600 South IL 159 in Glen Carbon, IL from 5-8pm.  Contact Terri Svehla at for more information.

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