Nominations for UK Staff Senate Due Today

University of Kentucky staff are front line workers when it comes to UK student success. “How do I….?” “Where is…?” “What is the best way to…?” “Who do I talk to about…?” Every day, UK staff help make the University run smoothly and efficiently – and have a unique perspective on how to improve student life at UK. Make your voice heard through the Staff Senate.

Nominations for the open seats for the University of Kentucky Staff Senate closes at the end of today, Friday April 4th. Voting will run from April 21 through May 2. Election results will be announced via UKNow on May 6th.

All prospective candidates must self-nominate. To be eligible for the Staff Senate you must be a regular, full time staff member (FTE of 0.75 or greater) with at least one year of continuous service by April 1, 2014. Nominations are taken according to sectors, and below is a table of the available seats per sector:

Staff Senate Sectors Number of
of Seats
Executive Vice President for
Finance and Administration (EVPFA)
1351 7
Executive Vice President
for Health Affairs (EVPHA)
4862 24
President 848 4
Provost 5186 25

Download the Staff Senate Nomination Form and Guidelines here (.pdf file).

Jeff Spradling, Robinson Scholars Program in the Division of Undergraduate Education is Staff Senate Chair (see the website for a list of all the officers). See the list of current Senators here:

For detailed information on the elections:


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