Self-nominations for a seat on the Staff Advisory Committee to the President (SAC) are open through Friday, May 6, 2022.

There are five at-large seats open to permanent staff, one at-large seat open for temporary staff and one organizational unit seat open for permanent staff from each of the following:

  • Academic Affairs/Office of the Provost (employed by the Office for the Academic Experience, the Honors College, the Graduate School, the Office for Institutional Effectiveness, the Office of Institutional Research, CofC Libraries, the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Office of Research and Grants Administration or  the Office of the Registrar)
  • Division of Business Affairs (employed by Campus Services, the Office of Budgeting and Payroll Services, the Office of Human Resource or the Office of the Internal Auditor)

Any staff member may self-nominate for an at-large seat. Any staff member who occupies a temporary, non-instructional position can self-nominate for the temporary staff at-large seat. Any permanent, full-time staff member who occupies a non-instructional position can self-nominate for an open organizational unit seat from their respective unit. Employees with the words “president” or “provost” in their titles or who are considered senior administrative officers are not eligible to serve on SAC. Staff who serve as adjunct faculty who meet the above criteria are eligible.

Nominees should be willing to commit to meeting as an entire committee at least once a month and to meeting with their chosen subcommittee at least once a month. Organizational unit representatives are also responsible for communicating SAC initiatives with their represented units and soliciting action items for SAC to work on.

Permanent staff representatives will serve for three years (term ending June 30, 2025), and the temporary staff representative will serve for one year (term ending June 30, 2023). The term for the newly elected members begins July 1, 2022.

The purpose of SAC is to advise the president about staff opinions concerning matters of importance to the staff and institution, to receive the president’s requests for advice and counsel regarding matters relevant to the staff, to increase awareness of the staff’s contributions to the College and to promote the recognition of outstanding staff.

To nominate yourself, complete the online nomination form by May 6, 2022. If an employee would like SAC to anonymously invite a staff member to self-nominate, please email Kate Tiller, senior associate athletics director, at

The deadline to self nominate is May 6, 2022, with an open election for candidates to follow. If you have questions, or would like additional information, please email