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December Edition of the Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: December 17, 2020 at 10:42 am

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

Words of the Wise: Worth of Well-Being from University Life Associate Deans

Posted: December 14, 2020 at 9:35 am

Have you ever struggled balancing work and well-being? Join the Zoom webinar, Words of the Wise: Worth of Well-Being from Associate Deans, on Jan. 15, 2021, from 10:45 a.m. to noon. Gain insight into resiliently managing work and life as Mason’s University Life (UL) associate deans share their struggles, successes, and the importance of prioritizing well-being […]

Join Us for Mason Holidays at Home

Posted: December 11, 2020 at 12:12 pm

George Mason University celebrates its faculty and staff for the work accomplished this year under extraordinary circumstances. Although we cannot celebrate in person with our annual holiday party, we want to spread cheer throughout the Mason community. Join the virtual celebration filled with something for everyone. Participate in what interests you the most, and you […]

Message from the Chair – Dec. 2020

Posted: December 10, 2020 at 3:50 pm, Last Updated: December 17, 2020 at 10:44 am

Dear Mason Staff, This fall, the Staff Senate submitted a proposal to the Board of Visitors requesting that a nonvoting staff representative be added to their membership. With faculty and students already having representatives at the table, we felt this was an important way to show that staff voices are also valued in the university […]

November Edition of the Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: November 11, 2020 at 1:41 pm, Last Updated: December 17, 2020 at 10:43 am

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

October Edition of the Staff Senate Newsletter

Posted: October 14, 2020 at 1:03 pm, Last Updated: November 11, 2020 at 1:40 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 […]