Staff Assembly

All Offices & Services

Committee Descriptions

The Staff Assembly is made up of four distinct committees. 

Staff are invited to join any of the sub-committees on Staff Assembly.  If interested, please reach out to the Chair of the committee you’d like to join.

Communications Committee

  • Create quarterly newsletter.
  • Announcements at Staff Assembly Meetings of new employees.
  • Sending special announcements of interest to the staff via email.

Community Relations Committee

  • Plan activities – on and off campus – that will build a sense of community.
  • Provide opportunities to employees across campus to get to know each other outside of the usual business-related activities.

Professional Development Committee

  • Collaborate with various offices on campus to enhance professional development growth opportunities for staff members, taking advantage of on-campus and external resources
  • Offer regularly scheduled programs and training for Ursinus College staff in consultation with Human Resources, Staff Assembly Executive Board, employee evaluations and Ursinus staff feedback.

Staff Affairs Committee

  • Monitors and responds to the Bear in Mind email.
  • Provides a forum for discussion and recommendation on staff resource matters.
  • Involved with the distribution and final decision of the Tortorelli and Laughlin staff awards.
  • Provides updates to HR on the U-Connect program.
  • Assists in planning events with Community Relations to promote a sense of community.