In 2019, the Board of Trustees approved University Senate adding 5 voting members to advocate on behalf of staff on the University Senate. The University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) has been tasked with electing the five (5) Staff Senators to serve on the University Senate. The University Senate is comprised of 141 voting members including faculty, staff, students and administrators, the Senate’s primary responsibility is to advise campus leaders on the key educational and academic policy concerns.
For the inaugural year a staff appointment to University Senate is either a one-year or two-year term, with the option of a one-term renewal. Details and information on the application process are posted below with the application window closing on Friday, June 28 at 5 pm.
For more context feel free to read the Ohio State news story regarding the new change.