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K-State Today

July 13, 2011

Highlights from the July 6 Classified Senate meeting

By Lois Schreiner

Classified Senate, July 6:


Pam Russell, director of special education for the Manhattan-Ogden School District, discussed Project SEARCH and possibly working with K-State on this project.

Standing Committees:

  • Campus Affairs: Hanna Manning reported on the Benefits Fair scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 6.
  •  Legislative Affairs: Dale Billam reported on the CSSC meeting scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7.
  •  Recognition Ceremony Committee: Annette Hernandez reported the ceremony will be Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.
  •  Public Relations Committee: The next issue of the ROAR will come out in August.
  • Classified Employee Opportunity Fund Committee: No new report.

 New business:

Revitalizing the Suggestion Award was discussed. A committee of Mike Seymour Sr., chair; Janice Taggart; and Pam Warren was formed to look into this further.


A draft of the meeting minutes can be found here.


Lois Schreiner

Classified Senate secretary

Animal Sciences and Industry

213 Weber Hall