Shared Governance enables discussions to take place among key campus groups prior to decisions being made. Members of upper administration, faculty, and students all participate in these discussions. Staff Council serves as a center for input and dissemination of information and provides a means of communication between staff and other members of the Pitt community.
Staff Council officers meeting with Chancellor Gallagher for the first time - University Times, 10/23/14
Staff Council members are appointed to committees throughout campus to represent staff interests. Staff Council members are appointed or already serve on Board of Trustees committees and Senate Council committees. Although most of these meetings are confidential to the public, Staff Council members champion the interests of staff.
Read about Staff Council's participation on the University Senate budget policies committee.