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October Edition of the Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: October 14, 2020 at 1:03 pm, Last Updated: October 14, 2020 at 1:04 pm

The October edition of the Staff Senate newsletter is now available. Check it out!  

Constituent Time from October Meeting

Posted: October 12, 2020 at 11:20 am, Last Updated: October 14, 2020 at 8:46 am

During the October Staff Senate Meeting, constituents shared questions and comments for the senate in the Zoom chat. Time did not allow us to address each question individually during the meeting. Follow-up information is provided below. Questions/comments received in the chat: Q:  During the summer, it was mentioned that Mason’s budget was being impacted/reduced based […]

Message from the Chair – October 2020

Posted: October 12, 2020 at 11:03 am, Last Updated: October 14, 2020 at 10:47 am

One of the Staff Senate’s top priorities is to advocate for the inclusion of staff voices throughout the different levels of decision-making at the university. This past year, the Staff Senate has worked with university leadership to assign staff representatives to the Presidential Search Committee, the Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force, and the University […]

August Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: August 13, 2020 at 1:15 pm, Last Updated: September 9, 2020 at 11:49 am

The August edition of the Staff Senate newsletter is now available. Check it out!

Message from the Chair: August 2020

Posted: August 11, 2020 at 10:17 am, Last Updated: August 13, 2020 at 2:30 pm

Here we are in August, getting ready for a new semester to begin—but in a way we never could have imagined. This fall is going to look a lot different for all of us, whether we are continuing to work from home, working on campus to support university operations, or some combination of both. The […]

Staff Senate 2020 Election Results

Posted: August 3, 2020 at 2:29 pm, Last Updated: September 9, 2020 at 11:51 am

The election results are in, and we are excited to announce our newly and re-elected senators: Arlington Campus: Jennifer Gantt, Arlington Campus Administration (incumbent) Fairfax Campus: Matthew Berlejung, Enterprise Collaboration, Information Technology Services Samantha Cooke, Geography and Geoinformation Science, College of Science Natalie Davis, Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Impact Anthony DeMaio, Undergraduate Education […]

Staff Senate Election

Posted: July 9, 2020 at 10:15 am, Last Updated: August 4, 2020 at 4:01 pm

Voting in the Staff Senate Election will begin July 13, 2020 and end on July 24, 2020 at 5 p.m. Ballots will be distributed to constituents’ email inboxes. Each ballot can be completed only once. Click here for more details.        

July Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: July 9, 2020 at 9:31 am, Last Updated: August 13, 2020 at 1:07 pm

The July edition of the Staff Senate newsletter is now available. Check it out!

Message from the Chair: July 2020

Posted: July 6, 2020 at 3:46 pm, Last Updated: July 8, 2020 at 10:03 am

Some people are proud of the fact that they can multitask. I’ve heard others criticize the concept, saying that you can never really focus on something if you are multitasking. Yet here I am, typing this message while my left foot operates my baby’s bouncy seat. We’re all finding creative ways to get our jobs […]

Child Development Center Q&A

Posted: July 6, 2020 at 11:10 am, Last Updated: August 13, 2020 at 1:12 pm

During the Staff Senate’s recent Human Resources and Finance Panel, a question arose about the Child Development Center. We reached out to Shira Kulok, director of the Child Development Center, for assistance with the answer: Q: Can you share some context behind recent changes at the Child Development Center (CDC), including tuition rates, reduced operating […]