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Skidmore College
Staff Advisory Group

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Since January 2014, various staff have been meeting regularly to create a staff group. Together, they have

  • conducted research on the mission, goals, and structure of staff councils at peer and aspirant colleges;
  • held meetings with Joshua Woodfork, Vice President of Strategic Planning and Institutional Diversity, to assess administrative support of a staff council;
  • assisted the staff survey consulting group in developing spring 2014’s staff survey;
  • collaborated with Barbara Beck, Associate Vice President for Finance & Administration and Director of Human Resources, to move the staff council’s creation forward;
  • provided feedback to Human Resources on various issues;
  • gained the support of President Philip A. Glotzbach and the cabinet to officially create a Staff Advisory Group in May 2015; and
  • officially launched the Staff Advisory Group in September 2015.