Staff Senate Agenda December 7, 2017

Staff Senate Meeting Agenda

December 7, 2017

10:30 AM in Cass Hall Conference Room

  1. Sign-in
  2. Welcome new full time MSU-WP employees
    1. IT Director- David Young will begin Nov. 27, 2017
  3. Call To Order
    1. Approval of Agenda
  1. Approval of Minutes (November 1, 2017) http://blogs.wp.missouristate.edu/staffsenate/2017/11/02/staff-senate-meeting-minutes-november-1-2017/
  2. Chancellor Update, Dr. Bennett
  3. Faculty Senate, Jerry Trick
  4. President Administrative Council Reports
    1. Mary Kellum report from faculty senate
  1. Budget Meetings are taking place for 2018-2019
  2. Cost Savings for University for fiscal year 2018-2019
  3. Cost Savings Committee will meet immediately following Staff Senate meeting (Jared, Michael, Jennifer, Laurie, Kelly)
    1. MOSERS increase $39K
    2. Overall enrollment is down for spring by 10% in credit hours and 12% in enrollment
  4. Diversity Activity-Grayson Gordon
  5. Wear jeans week of Dec. 18-20?
  6. United Way Deadline Dec. 8
  7. 1 minimum wage is going from $7.70 to $7.85
  8. Make sure you do your approvals on Dec. 15 for employees

 

Staff Senate Mission Statement:

The Staff Senate serves as a liaison to administration as an advocate for staff welfare and productivity, in conjunction with the University’s mission, to support, improve, innovate and promote academic excellence.

University Mission Statement:

Missouri State University-West Plains empowers students to achieve personal success and to enrich their local and global communities. As a two-year public institution, we provide accessible, affordable, and quality educational opportunities.

  1. President Elect Report (Bruce Cavitt)
  2. Secretary Report (Kileene Collins)
  3. Treasurer Report (Jennifer Walker)
  4. Department/Committee Reports/Updates/Discussion
  5. Announcements
    1. Thank you from Sylvia Kuhlmeier
    2. Holiday reception on Dec. 14 in Lybyer 104-105
    3. Grizzly basketball games Friday at 7 and Saturday at 1
    4. Trivia Night Jan. 27
    5. #GrizzlyGearMonday take pics of your Grizzly gear on Monday’s
    6. Employee Recognition Luncheon is Jan. 19 noon-1:30
    7. Late Night Breakfast is on Dec. 12 from 8-10pm at Soul Café in the Lofts
    8. Next meeting is February 1

 

  1. Adjournment

Next meetings:

Feb. 1

March 1

April 5

May 3 (Bruce takes over)

 

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