The Staff Senate is one of the ways all salaried staff (University and Classified) and regular wage staff can participate in shared governance at Virginia Tech. The Senate is made up of elected representatives from each college and administrative area of the university.

The Senate meets on the third Thursday of each month, from Noon-1:00 pm. All non-faculty salaried and non-student wage staff are welcome to attend any meeting.

  • Staff Senate Meeting Dates
    Meetings are from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, North End Center room 2470
    • July 18
    • August 15
    • September 19
    • October 17
    • November 17
    • December -- No Meeting
    • January 16
    • February 20
    • March 19
    • April 16
    • May 21
    • June 18

Commission on Staff Policies and Affairs

The Commission is charged to tudy, formulate, and recommend to University Council policies and procedures affecting the working conditions of classified and university staff and to promote staff participation in the University community. Areas for consideration include: staff morale; evaluation, communication with supervisors, recognition, and career development; staff relations with administrators, faculty, and students; benefits and personal leave; extra-university professional activity; matters of equity and diversity that affect the University's professional environment; and other matters affecting the staff environment.

Reports to the Board of Visitors

The president of the Staff Senate sends quarterly reports to the Board of Visitors on policies and issues affecting staff along with staff concerns and accomplishments.


November 17-18, 2019

August 23-26, 2019


April 1, 2019

November 7, 2018

Staff Senate Child Care Ad Hoc Committee report

Presentation about the report to the Board of Visitors on Nov. 7, 2018.

Past Reports