Governing Body for Staff at the University of Kansas

Our Mission

The Staff Senate exists to foster closer cooperation and exchange between unclassified professional staff and support staff; to serve as a forum for discussion of common employment concerns; to facilitate professional development activities for members; and to provide a formal channel to communicate common concerns to appropriate university and state officials.

Who We Represent

All unclassified (non-faculty) staff and support staff at KU are represented by the Staff Senate.

Who Makes Up Staff Senate?

Staff Senate members hold a variety of positions at KU including:

  • Advisors
  • Computer programmers
  • Technology coordinators
  • Scholarship coordinators
  • Facilities Personnel
  • Financial aid advisors
  • Academic services administrators
  • Program Coordinators
  • Program directors
  • Post-doctoral researchers
  • Human resources specialists
  • Health-care specialists
  • Public information specialists
  • Legal services providers
  • Career planning counselors
  • New student recruiters and advisors
  • Laboratory safety specialists
  • Information systems coordinators
  • Leadership counselors
  • Student services coordinators
  • Student housing staff
  • Teaching support staff
  • University administrators



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Staff Senate Meetings

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—ALA
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