Staff Advisory Council


The mission of the Staff Advisory Council is to facilitate active and direct communication between staff employees and the President and to provide a forum for input and discussion of issues important to the staff and the University.

To achieve this mission, the Staff Advisory Council will:

  • Participate in the shared governance of the university
  • Serve as an advocate for staff and provide input in university initiatives and decisions
  • Review and make recommendations on appropriate issues, policies and procedures
  • Promote a positive and collaborative campus environment by strengthening communication between staff, faculty, students and administration
  • Contribute to the university’s culture of community and recognition

News & Announcements

Faculty & staff leaders highlight Elon Commitment successes

In an Aug. 18 conversation moderated by President Leo M. Lambert, six professors and administrators shared insights about progress on the university’s strategic plan as Elon formally opened the 2014-2015 academic year.

Elon leadership updates staff on 2014-15 plans

An annual meeting in Whitley Auditorium allowed university administrators to talk with staff about goals for the upcoming year.


Death of an Elon University staff member

Randy Williams named presidential fellow & dean of Multicultural Affairs

The veteran college administrator will provide overall leadership for the Multicultural Center while working closely with Elon University President Leo M. Lambert and members of the senior staff to advance institutional diversity initiatives.

Elon employees donate food to local nonprofit

A canned food drive on the university's recent Staff Appreciation Day aided Allied Churches of Alamance County, a Burlington, N.C.-based charity that operates a food pantry to serve the region's hungry and homeless.

Elon leaders praise Physical Plant at College Coffee

Elon University President Leo M. Lambert and Student Government Association President Joe Incorvia offered gratitude Tuesday to dozens of employees who worked around the clock this year to keep the university running at the height of winter storms.

'Big Ed' remembered for kindness & dedication to Elon

The campus community gathered Tuesday morning in the Numen Lumen Pavilion to celebrate the life of Ed Watkins, an auto mechanic who died April 18 while fishing with a friend from Elon University’s Physical Plant.

Jon Dooley named assistant vice president for Student Life

Dooley joins the Elon University community after spending 15 years in student affairs and assessment at Marquette University in Wisconsin.

'Unsung Heroes' honored at College Coffee

Elon University’s Black History Month Steering Committee is recognizing physical plant workers, program assistants, and faculty & administrative staff members in a series of College Coffee presentations throughout February.

Morrison's Presentation Nominated for Regional Conference Highlight

Assistant Dean of Global Study and Director of Study Abroad Kevin Morrison's session on supporting LGBTQ students in study abroad presented at the NAFSA regional conference has been nominated as one of the best sessions at the conference.