Staff Congress


The Northern Kentucky University Staff Congress shall:
create a stronger bond within the staff; solicit and express opinions, suggestions and recommendations of the staff on all matters of concern to the various staff constituencies and to the staff as a whole.

Staff Congress shall seek representation in all aspects of Northern Kentucky University governance.

~ NKU Staff Congress Constitution


2015 Staff Congress Elections

2015 Staff Congress Elections
Start April 10th!
Eligible voters will receive an email personally to participate!


Staff Congress Roundtable

The Staff Congress Roundtable Event was scheduled this year for October 31st 2014 at 11:30am to 2:30pm in SU 107B&C
Please see below the agenda & some of our questions that were addressed.. more will come in the months ahead.. so please stay tentative.

           2014 Roundtable Agenda

           2014 Roundtable Q&A's

 Some questions are particle answers; we are waiting are certain areas to be addressed. The questions that pertained to HR will be addressed at the 2015 Feb Staff Congress Meeting.

 Here are some archives of past discussions.

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Staff Congress President

Staff Congress President
David (Dave) Bauer

Our Location

Staff Congress Office
Lucas Administrative Center 105
Highland Heights, KY 41099

Office Personal:
Grace Hiles

Congrats to our spring 2015 Book Award Recipients!

The Staff Congress Book Award was given to:
Megan Peek
& Christina Cooper

Christina is Coordinator of Web Communications., Media & Mktg
Graduate Center/Graduate Progs

Megan is an
Administrative Secretary for the Office of the Executive Vice President & Provost

fall 2014 Book Award Recipients
Connie Kiskaden– Senior Programmer Analyst - Office of Gen Ed and Undergrad Instruction, member of staff congress, employed at NKU for 14 years, pursuing BA in Media Informatics

Heather Schaffner-  Administrative Secretary - Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, staff advisor for Norse V.E.T.S., employed at NKU for 3 years, pursuing a degree in Integrative Studies with a concentration in sports business

Attention NKU Staff Employees!
Brilliance on a budget?

Scholarships are awarded yearly to immediate family members of Northern Kentucky University staff members. Please have your dependent or spouse visit the Financial Aid website to fill out the universal scholarship application.
Applications may be found here
Financial Aid provides Staff Congress with applications that fulfill the qualifies for our scholarships. Deadlines for applications through the Financial Aid office is: incoming freshmen January 15, 2015 or March 15, 2015 for continuing students

More information may be also found here:
Staff Congress Scholarship

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Staff Congress Staff Book Award

The Staff Congress Book Award application is now available!
If you are a staff member of the university & will be taking a course in the spring 2015 please consider applying for this award given by Staff Congress!
You can find the application at:

The next deadline for this award will December 14th 2014.
Awardees will be notified by the afternoon December 18th 2014.

Benevolent Society

Where co-workers & confidants merge into your NKU family! Please consider donating some of your vacation time to those in need of a helping hand.

Fill out a Voluntary Sick Leave Donation Form made available in this office & the office of Human Resources.