Staff Senate Meeting
October 21, 2015
The Staff Senate met on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:02 p.m. in Reynolds 205. Senators in attendance were Brad Stout, Deana Taylor, Britta Clark, Jodie Westfall, Jonathan Gray, Jake Dunham, Melody Mayo, Julia Nipper, Laura Wilkerson, Victor Moore, Michael Westbrook, Barbara Torrence, Daniel Grimmett
Proxys: Laura proxy in absence of Alta Malone, Brad Proxy in absence of Sarah Adcox
Start time: 2:02 p.m.
Approval of Minutes
September 16, 2015 Minutes. Motion was made by Jake Dunham to approve minutes, second made by Jodie Westfall.
Patricia Williams-Left Physical plant and moved to Human resources. There will be a special election within the President’s Unit, will have new senator for November meeting.
Mission statement review- Compared original and the proposal, disccussion held. Jake motioned to put “free” back into our mission statement, Barbara Torrence second. Motion carried.
-Michael suggested updating colros and logos around campus
-Jake suggested revisiting the staff survery
-Signs for streets were discussed for high traffic areas
-Continued discussion in November meeting
Staff Senate E-Board meeting with Dr. Berry
-New Housing additions
-New Recruitment Strategies, target areas
-SAU Tech Increase
-Renovation of the Tennis Courts
-New Scholarships in Agriculture and Engineering
Making Magnolia Blossom Big Splash for this Saturday has been postponed due to weather until November 21st.
New Hires- Mandy Gray left University Health Services to work in Educational Renewal Zone, Rachel Taylor, Student Accounts
The motion to adjourn was made by Julie Nipper with a second by Jake Dunham. The next Staff Senate meeting will be Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in Reynolds 205.
End time: 2:33 p.m.