About Staff Senate


The Louisiana State University Staff Senate promotes and protects the welfare of the LSU staff by representing the interest of and the issues impacting all staff members.


The Staff Senate seeks to enhance its visibility as a vital governance organization, recognized as the voice of the LSU staff. The Staff Senate will be an essential partner in University planning and viewed as a valued resource by the administration when critical decisions are made that affect staff members. The Staff Senate seeks to continually support the vision, mission, and Flagship Agenda of Louisiana State University.


The LSU Staff Senate is comprised of duly elected representatives from the staff of the University. To this end, the Staff Senate will:

  • Promote and protect the welfare of the LSU staff to the extent that the Staff Senate policies are consonant with State Civil Service regulations, Bylaws and Regulations of the Board of Supervisors, University Policy Statements (PS), and System Permanent Memorandum (PM), while not impinging on the academic life of the University;
  • Review policies proposed or previously adopted by others that may affect the welfare of staff and make recommendations about these to the President;
  • Promote the effective exchange of information between the LSU administration and staff; and
  • Propose and maintain programs to enhance the personal and professional well-being of the staff, as well as encourage their vocational and educational development.