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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:

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

Shepherd President Dr. Mary J.C. Hendrix discussed how COVID-19 and associated enrollment decreases are impacting the university.

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 

Shepherd President Mary J.C. Hendrix gave a presentation about how the university is doing in light of the COVID pandemic.

Sept. 8, 2020 Meeting

Holly Morgan Frye gives a COVID update

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)

Aug. 11, 2020 meeting

Jim King, Holly Morgan Frye, Alan Perdue, and Marie DeWalt discuss campus opening and COVID testing requirement