Staff Senate Initiatives

Ongoing Initiatives

  • Represent staff through direct participation in the University Shared Leave committee
  • Sponsor and coordinate Breast Cancer Awareness fundraising
  • Raise funds for the Staff Senate Scholarship
  • Provide information about Staff Senate during the Human Resources New Employee Orientation
  • Participate in the City of Springfield Adopt-A-Street program
  • Facilitate the Staff Senate Leadership Series which includes the leadership book club, sponsorship of the administrative professionals forum, and the yearly luncheon for former Staff Senate chairpersons focused on mentorship and service.
  • Enhance staff engagement at University athletic events including Bearfest Village and staff appreciation day at the Missouri State University vs. University of Missouri baseball game
  • Coordinate the yearly Staff Senate picnic
  • Sponsor Pineapple Whip once each year to express appreciation to staff