Employee Council

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Staff Questions about Fall 2020

Posed a question during the July 24 all-staff meeting that administrators didn’t have time to answer? A newly created page on the Staff Life website—which will be updated on a rolling basis—may have your answer.

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Resources for Well-Being and Self-Care

A list of resources to support well-being and self-care, offered by the college and our community, so that we can more easily take care of ourselves and each other.

Congratulations Chili Cook Off Winners

Susan May

Chili Cooks

Congratulations to Susan May, IT, winner of the Judges' Choice Award! Congratulations to Sean St. Marie, Emily Dickinson Museum, winner of the Staff Choice Award!

Thank you to our other chili cooks: Harrison Blum, Religous and Spiritual Life; Susan Kimball, Robert Frost Library; Kaylee Brow, Book and Plow Farm; Stephen Fisher, Mead Art Museum; Jonathan Doyle, Theater and Dance; Bill Cooley, Rental Property.

Special Thanks to our judges: Dina Levi, Office of Diversity and Inclusion; John Longley, ACPD; Mick Koldy, Custodial; Fredricka Joyner, HR; Executive Chef Jamil, Dining Services.

Mission Statement

The Amherst College Employee Council, a representative body of non-faculty employees, works to increase staff involvement in the governance of the College by broadening and strengthening lines of communication within the entire college community.

The Employee Council provides avenues for the College’s diverse staff to participate in policy making, promotes visibility, fosters a supportive work environment, and strives to develop a sense of community among students, staff, faculty, and senior administrators.