Our Work: Staff Assembly Benchmark Accomplishments

2018-2019 Recommended to the Cabinet that an ombudsman position be created for the university. The ombudsman would serve as an independent resource to facilitate the informal resolution of conflicts and concerns of faculty and staff.

2016-2017  Voted to support the Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative and voted to recommend the elimination of the Two-hours Personal Leave Policy

2014-2015  Recommended to the Cabinet that employees be added to HR Policy Number 6.005 and that it be amended to read as follows:
“Reimbursement of full community college tuition will be provided for employees and dependent children who do not meet TCU admission requirements and attend Tarrant County College or a community college in a county adjacent to Tarrant County. This applies to employees and dependent children of eligible faculty/staff after one year of service.”
Ended the academic year 2016-2017 with a ‘Summer Chill Out” on May 19, 2017, organized by the Staff Assembly Community Service team

2012-2013 Provided in-depth information benchmarking TCU benefits compared to like institutions to the chancellor

2011-2012 Championed vacation benefits equalization for exempt and non-exempt employees

2010-2011  Provided 11 community service opportunities in celebration of TCU’s 100 year anniversary in Fort Worth

2009-2010  Ensured that benefits-eligible faculty/staff and emeritus faculty/staff — in addition to their spouses or domestic partners — may audit one course per semester without charge, provided that space is available

2008-2009 Established the catastrophic sick leave bank program

2007-2008 Increased community service leave (no longer available)

2006-2007 Began inviting key university administrators to present at each meeting in an effort to be well informed about many aspects of the TCU community

2005-2006 Recommended the establishment UCAC: the University Compensation Advisory Committee (a joint proposal with Faculty Senate)

2004-2005 Established the College Resource Committee to provide support to TCU employees whose dependents are preparing to enter college

2003-2004 Championed community college tuition for dependents denied TCU admission

2002-2003 Equalized retirement benefits retirement programs
Established Chancellor’s Staff Award for Outstanding Service