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  Staffline: A Publication of the Staff Council MAY 2, 2016
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A Note from President Tom Sullivan

photo descriptionEach spring as the season quickens toward commencement and the efforts of the academic year move toward completion, I have the honor of recognizing six exceptional staff members who demonstrate the values of Our Common Ground, the guiding aspirations of our UVM community. Nominated by their peers, these members Continue reading . . .


May Staff Council Meeting
Staff Council's next meeting is Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 12:05pm - 1:30pm in Livak Ballroom in the Davis Center. This month, there will be an Open Forum to meet the nominees for the Staff Council Officer Elections. Bring your questions!

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Staff Council Officer Elections - Ballots will be sent electronically to non-represented staff on May 4, 2016

photo descriptionIt's election season and Representative Elections have concluded. Now it's time to vote for your next Staff Council Officers for two-year terms. Click on the link to learn more about the candidates for Staff Council President and Vice President. Continue reading . . .

Staff Council Responses to FY17 Memo distributed to Non-Represented Staff regarding Wage and Salary Increases

photo description On April 11th, Staff Council President and Vice President and Staff Council Compensation, Benefits & Budget Committee Chair & Vice Chair sent a memo to President Sullivan, Wanda Heading-Grant, Gary Derr and Richard Cate regarding the March 24th announcement of FY17 salary increases. Thank you to all staff who made their voices heard in the days following the release of this memo. Staff Council has recently received a response from the administration acknowledging some of the items of concern, and we will continue to follow up on this issue. To read the April 11th memo from Staff Council, click here.

Staff Council Announces Newly Elected and Appointed Staff Council Representatives

photo descriptionWe are pleased to announce the new Staff Council Representatives for the 2016-2017 Council. We have some new members and well as several representatives who have returned for another term. Congratulations to all and we truly appreciate your energy and thoughtful approach to this work. To learn more about the new reps, Continue reading . . .

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2016 UVM Employee Wellness Campaign Launch: Help us meet our goal!

photo descriptionStaff Council encourages all those that receive the email and link to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of VT (BCBSVT) health assessment to complete it! If UVM reaches their goal of 1,750 completed assessments UVM will receive $32, 000 from BCBSVT towards wellness initiatives. In addition to this, over 350 raffle prizes are up for grabs. For every 5 assessments completed, one winner will be drawn. If we meet that goal of 1,750 assessments three grand prizes will be awarded: a brand new treadmill, stationary bike, and an elliptical machine. Click here for information and instructions to complete the wellness assessment.

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