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Congratulations to the New Staff Council Members

Results for the 2016-2018 Staff Council position election are final. Congratulations to the elected members: Blake Trchka, Brian Gier, Claire Paetsch, Courtney MacIntyre, Cynthia Delgadillo, Darren Davis, Erin Berkowitz, Jeanne Williams, Jeff Carrion, Michelle Johnson, Norma Hidalgo, Sandra Tanksley, Shajuan Young, Stephanie Halaska, Tanya Vandermoon and Winny Wang Lucas.

September Meeting to Feature Update from Student Affairs on Race and Free Speech Issues

September 28, 2016
Lincoln Park Campus, Student Center, Room 220
1:00pm - Call to order
1:15-1:30pm - Public Safety - Bob Wachowski, Director of Public Safety, will come and speak briefly with Council on their role and what has changed since May.
1:30-1:45pm - Mark Laboe, Associate Vice President of University Ministry
will provide a brief presentation on the Explore Your Purpose Initiative.
1:45-2:45pm - Gene Zdziarski, Vice President of Student Affairs will discuss student affairs divisional strategies and university responses following the May 24th event and aftermath. Q&A during the last 15mins.
3:00-3:30pm - University Benefits and Compensation Committee Staff Representatives will join Council to introduce themselves and gather staff concerns regarding some of the issues and topics that should be addressed during the 2016-17 University Benefits and Compensation Committee meetings.
3:30-4:00pm - Presidential Search Update
Add this month's meeting to your Outlook Calender
Click here for the agenda.

University Action on Race and Free Speech Issues

In his Sept. 7th email to the university community, Father Holtschneider announced that "this fall, DePaul is launching a set of initiatives around the themes of speech and race. They follow up on questions raised last spring during campus conversations on race, but also the conversations swirling around us during this particularly charged election season and the experience of violence and racism here in Chicago." He encouraged the university to visit two newly created websites that were built to specifically address these issues:

Save the Date for the St. Vincent's Health Benefit Fair

This year's St. Vincent's Health Benefit Fair will feature great fitness membership discounts, free flu shots, free and discounted wellness screenings, exciting giveaways, raffle prizes and a vendor fair.

Visit Human Resource's Healthy Vin-Cent$ page for more information.

Who serves on Staff Council?

SC Directory & Org Chart    Learn more about who is currently elected to Staff Council, what Committee they serve on, as well as what department they are affiliated with.
   Membership info includes photo, name, committee, department, and email.

   Page 1: Organizational Chart outlining Steering Committee: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Committee Chairs
   Page 2: Staff Council members
   Page 3: List of University-wide Committees that Staff Council serves on

   Click here for Staff Council Directory


Staff Council is here to advocate for staff, participate in university governance, and engage with staff about issues faced in the workplace. When it comes to questions and problems in the office or on campus, Staff Council can guide you in the right direction, though it is important to remember that we are neither a confidential resource nor a mediator.

Info Sheet: Yiannopoulos Event and Aftermath

An info sheet containing information and FAQs about the May 24, 2016, Yiannopoulos event and its aftermath is available here.

Other Information