Purpose

The Staff Assembly will serve as a forum to facilitate communication among all Staff. The Staff Assembly will support a diverse, multi-campus university in accordance with the William & Mary Statement of Rights and Responsibilities.

The Staff Assembly will function in an advisory capacity, promoting Staff interests in W&M governance by encouraging actions that address the current and future needs of the entire W&M community.

The Staff Assembly will promote honest and open communication between the administration and Staff and refer Staff concerns to the appropriate university officials. The Staff Assembly will not serve as a substitute for the formal grievance procedures of the university.

The Staff Assembly will work with the administration, faculty, and students in all efforts to attain the goals of the university, while fostering a spirit of respect, dignity, unity and cooperation among the Staff. The Staff Assembly will recommend Staff representatives to university committees, as appropriate and permitted.