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Arkansas State University Staff Senate

Staff Senate

influencing the quality of campus life

Staff Senate is a forum through which A-State staff members may provide input on campus policies, procedure, and programs. It also serves as a channel through which information may be communicated to staff.

Why Participate in Staff Senate?

Participation in Staff Senate provides the opportunity to interact with colleagues on campus, to stay aware of current campus issues, and to play an active role in influencing the quality of campus life.


Common Questions about Staff Senate

Who are "staff?"

The Staff Senate Constitution and Bylaws defines staff as full-time employees with fringe benefits (except the chancellor, provost, and vice chancellors), and part-time, non-student employees.

Full-time employees who hold the rank of instructor or above or who are professional librarians are not represented by Staff Senate.

How is Staff Senate organized?

Staff Senate includes proportional representation for employees in the following EEO employment categories.

  • Executive Managerial/Admin
  • Professional Non-faculty
  • Secretarial/Clerical
  • Service/Maintenance
  • Skilled Crafts
  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Part-time employees are represented by an employee appointed to an associate membership.

What is my EEO classification?

Contact the Human Resources of Affirmative Action if you are unsure of your EEO classification. Knowing the correct EEO classification for your job will allow you to identify and contact the appropriate Staff Senate representative.

Our Mission

The mission of the Staff Senate is to represent Arkansas State University non-faculty employees of the University and to serve in an advisory capacity to the Chancellor of ASU-Jonesboro with respect to all matters concerning staff.


Constitution & Bylaws

The constitution and bylaws define our organizational structure and operational procedures.


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