Classified Employees Council
The Classified Employees Council serves as a representative body for the classified employees of Shepherd University and provides a forum for discussion of classified staff concerns. We, the members of the council:
- Encourage the improvement of working conditions for classified staff
- Facilitate staff input into decisions that affect classified staff by making recommendations to the President and appropriate administrators
- Convey employee concerns to Shepherd University’s Board of Governors (BOG) and to the state Advisory Council of Classified Employees
- Foster a spirit of unity and cooperation among employees of Shepherd University
Classified Employees Council Children’s Scholarship Fund
The Classified Employees Children’s Scholarship Fund was established by the Classified Employees Council for the purpose of awarding monetary grants to children of full-time Classified Employees. The scholarship is to be used exclusively by the student recipients for expenses in pursuit of a degree at Shepherd University. To donate, visit the Shepherd University Foundation Ways to Give page and note that the contribution is for the Classified Employees Children’s Scholarship Fund.
The Classified Employees Children’s Scholarship Fund is currently taking applications from children of classified employees (biological, adopted, step, or under legal guardianship at age 18) for the 2021-2022 academic year. Please take a moment to read the scholarship guidelines and complete the application form Scholarship Guidelines and Application. The application must be received by Melanie Snyder in the Office of Financial Aid by March 29, 2021.
Mar. 9, 2021 Meeting
The Classified Employees Council will meet Tuesday, March 9, at 1 p.m. via Zoom.
Feb. 9, 2021 Meeting
President Mary J.C. Hendrix gave a presentation updating the status of the university. The meeting agenda, January meeting minutes, and list of legislative representatives from ACCE are posted here for your convenience.
Dec. 8, 2020 Meeting
Dr. Hendrix also shared a graphic showing enrollment numbers that provide a snapshot. She emphasized that enrollment information is changing rapidly and the graphic represents a snapshot of today only.
In addition, Dr. Marie DeWalt, Tammy Gill, and Donna Shipley from Human Resources gave an update on the classification system, salary market studies, new employee awards, new People Admin system, and other HR advances.
Oct. 13, 2020 Meeting
Sept. 8, 2020 Meeting
COVID template letter (This is a template of the letter that will be sent if someone tests positive, is exposed, or has symptoms)
Flow Chart – Students (Subject to update, this shows the process if a student tests positive, is exposed, or has symptoms)