Is the Professional Staff Council?
Staff Council is the governing body of the Professional Staff
Association. The twelve members of the Council are elected for two-year
terms, and may be elected for more than one term. Terms rotate so
that each year 50% of the Council membership is up for election.
Council members are elected from and by the members of the Professional
Staff Association. A person shall be considered a member of the
Professional Staff Association by meeting the following criteria:
staff as defined in the UMD Campus Assembly Bylaws, or
as defined by Minnesota Law, or
- As defined
by the University of Minnesota Civil Service Guidelines, or
- As resolved
by a committee established to address membership questions.
of the Professional Staff Council
productive discussions of issues confronting the professional
staff of UMD
body to UMD administration
for professional staff to the Campus Assembly and the Student
the interests of higher education and research
the interests, stature and welfare of the Association at UMD
Staff Council sponsors two to three forums during each academic
year. These forums focus on administrative summaries by the UMD
Chancellor and Vice Chancellors and address current University and