About Us

The Staff Senate represents the interests of staff in order to strengthen relationships at the University of Kentucky and foster a climate that promotes and empowers all university employees and students to participate in the decision making process.

 

The Staff Senate values:
  • Integrity
  • The principles of shared governance
  • Democratically elected representation
  • Partnerships with all aspects of the University community
  • Inclusive decision-making
Goals:
  • Elevate effectiveness of the Staff Senate
  • Elevate Quality of Life for Staff
  • Embrace and Nurture Diversity
  • Enhance the Intellectual and Economic Capital of Kentucky through Growth in Research

How will we reach those goals:

  • Facilitate open discussions on issues concerning salaries, benefits, work environment, etc.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to assist staff members to understand and utilize available employee benefits.
  • Collaborate with adult education organizations to increase awareness of and participation in post-secondary education and professional development.

MISSION  

  • The Staff Senate represents the interests of staff to strengthen relationships at the University of Kentucky and foster a climate that promotes and empowers all university employees and students to participate in the decision making process.  

VISION  

  • To be the nation’s premier model of university staff leadership in shared governance.  

 

Accomplishments

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