The election for the vacant Academic Affairs representative seat on the Staff Advisory Committee to the President (SAC) is open through 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.

Four nominees and their statements of interest are on the ballot: 

  • Stephanie Colombo (Todt), International Programs Coordinator, Center for International Education
  • Cathy Ficzner, Office Manager, Center for Academic Performance and Persistence
  • Kasey Read, Office Manager, Center for Student Learning
  • Marla Robertson, Program Coordinator and CAP Director, Master of Public Administration

Full-time, non-instructional staff members from the Division of Academic Affairs who do not have the words “president” or “provost” in their titles may vote in the special election. This includes staff from the units under the provost executive level, including the following:

  • School of the Arts
  • School of Business
  • School of Education, Health, and Human Performance
  • School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • School of Sciences and Mathematics
  • Honors College
  • Graduate School
  • CofC Libraries
  • Office of the Academic Experience
  • Office of the Registrar
  • Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Office of Summer Sessions
  • Office of Research and Grants Administration
  • Office of Institutional Research
  • Office of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Center for Academic Performance and Persistence
  • Center for International Education
  • Center for Student Learning
  • Gender and Sexuality Equity Center
  • Center for Study of Slavery in Charleston
  • Center for Sustainable Development
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Transfer Resource Center
  • Stono Preserve

To vote, complete the online Academic Affairs voting form for SAC by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24. If you require assistance to complete the form, or to request an alternative method to vote, please visit SAC representative Dawn Brandt in Randolph Hall, Room 103C, or email

SAC values the unique perspectives, backgrounds and experiences of all College of Charleston staff and aims to provide representation from all areas of the College to support an inclusive workplace that inspires excellence and innovation resulting in a thriving staff community.

Email with questions or for additional information.