Elections: Nominations open April 6

Staff Senate: What we do

Staff Senate is an opportunity for UK’s employees to contribute to the greater University good. Self-nominations for elections, will be April 6-24. Elections will be held May 8-22. Click HERE for the guidelines, nomination form and more.

Nuts and bolts of Senate commitment


Click here to view the Staff Senate calendar.

What We're About Video

Watch this brief video to see who and what the Staff Senate is! password: staff  

CRISIS Program Helps Employees in Dire Need

The Crisis Relief in Situations Involving Staff (CRISIS) program presents a unique opportunity to help one's co-workers. 

UK Budget Model Information

Click the links that follow for a PowerPoint presentation and other information.
Note: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open documents in the PDF file format

2013-14 Staff Senate Officers

Below are the newly elected officers for this year.  Please click on this link to read the UKNow article on senior leadership for the Staff Senate. 

Chair - Jeff Spradling

Vice Chair- Jonathan Burns

Secretary - Emily Valentino

Treasurer - Shelli Hilton

Parliamentarian - Glen White  

Outstanding Staff Awards Program

Congratulations to our 2014 honorees of the Outstanding Staff Awards.  Click here to read the article and view the photo.

For information on the OSA program, contact Chair Holly Jones Clark at  or (859) 257-9242. 

Conversation with the President

President Capilouto hosts this discussion on a monthly basis to provide an opportunity for staff to talk with him about a range of topics important to the future of the University of Kentucky.  Those randomly selected to attend will be contacted by the UK Staff Senate PR/External Affairs Committee with further details about the event.