University Senate Governance News & Updates

The latest from University Senate governance


Joint Civil Service Brown Bag and P&A Seminar Series Presentation

A joint Civil Service Brown Bag and P&A Senate Seminar Series Presentation

You and the U: 

How U of M Legislative Advocacy

Can Work for You! 

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm 

 

Presented by Mike Miller

Mike Miller

Mike Miller, U of M Legislative Advocacy Coordinator, is passionate about helping U of M students, faculty, and staff influence the legislative process through quick, simple actions. Mike has spent the last 20 years involved in Minnesota politics, starting before his graduation from the Twin Cities campus in 2002.

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Equity, Access, and Diversity Committee (EAD), November 4, 2019
In these minutes: The ROTC and Military Policy on Transgender People Serving; Diversity Resources on System Campuses; The Role of the Office for Equity and Diversity on System Campuses

Update: Proposed Amendment to Civil Service Employment Rules

The Civil Service Consultative Committee (CSCC) approved the updated proposed amendment to the Civil Service Employment Rules for bereavement leave. The proposed amendment will be on the Board of Regents docket on February 13, 2020.

Proposed Amendment

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Social Concerns Committee, November 4, 2019
In these minutes: 
Voter Registration; Committee Action Survey Results; University
Sustainability Efforts

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Senate Committee on Finance and Planning (SCFP), November 12, 2019
In these minutes: Campus Safety Issues; Meal Plan/ Campus Dining; M Health Fairview and Shriners Hospital

New Proposed Revisions to the Civil Service Employment Rules

The Civil Service Consultative Committee (CSCC) and Employment Rules Subcommittee have proposed revisions to the Civil Service Employment Rules. 

Two public hearings will be held in order to hear constituent feedback on the proposal. Hearings will be held via Zoom on Thursday, January 9 at 3:00 a.m. and Friday, January 10 at 8 a.m.  Zoom information for both hearings is below (please note: there are two zoom links, one for each meeting).

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Student Senate Consultative Committee (SSCC), November 8, 2019
In these minutes: SSCC Updates; Discussion of the Academic Health Center Student Consultative Committee (AHC SCC) and Review by the Student Committee on Committees; Systemwide Strategic Planning]

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Senate Committee on Student Affairs (SCSA), October 16, 2019
In these minutes:
 Presentation on Financial Wellness; IT Support and Feedback for Goals and Priorities; University of Minnesota - Crookston (UMC) Student Affairs Update

Fall 2019 Semester Update

Amy PittengerA Message from the Chair

Professor Amy Pittenger
Chair, Senate and Faculty Consultative Committees

P&A Senate 2019-20 Seminar Series

Introduction to ISSS Multicultural Workshops

Join us on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. This session will highlight the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) Intercultural Workshop series which combines intercultural competency and skills development workshops and "Culture In-Depth" sessions discussing the unique practices, customs, and values of some of the largest international student populations on our campus. 

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