Civil Service Senate and Consultative Committee:
Created in 2011, the Civil Service Senate is part of the larger University governance system including the University Senate, Faculty Senate, P&A Senate, and Student Senate. It is a 50-member body that represents Civil Service employees at the University of Minnesota, with members elected by Civil Service employees throughout the University. The Civil Service Senate's responsibilities include but are not limited to matters concerning the employment conditions of Civil Service employees.
Through its executive committee (the Civil Service Consultative Committee) and subcommittees, the Civil Service Senate works in the areas of: employee advocacy, benefits and compensation, communications, staff development, legislative advocacy, and the Civil Service Employment Rules.
For current Senate and Consultative Committee business and meeting information as well as a history on Civil Service governance, please visit the Civil Service Senate website.
Minutes from the previous Civil Service Committee, covering July 2005 to June 2011, are available on the Civil Service Committee website that has been archived using Archive-It.