Nominate Today for 2018-19 Staff Senate Until 5 p.m.

If you want to be part of one of the most influential groups on campus, or know a staff member who should be involved shaping policy and procedures to better the working environment of the University of Arkansas staff, your chance to act is just a click away at this Qualtrics Log-in page.

All 100 percent-appointed staff members will be able to select staff from their division and at-large categories or even nominate themselves for a position. Nominees are required to have worked for the university for a minimum of one year and have the support of their supervisor.

Remember, nominations for Staff Senate positions close at 5 p.m. today, for all full-time staff members. 

Contacts

Allen Porter, chair, elections
Staff Senate
479-575-5000, ssenate@uark.edu

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