June 8, 2023

Staff Advisory Council News

Faculty/Staff Dining. Let’s do lunch! The Faculty Staff Dining Room is open in the University Center Chandler Ballroom Monday through Friday, 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The regular lunch cost is $6 for faculty and staff. Help promote faculty and staff camaraderie and foster the sense of community that is such an important attribute of Mary Washington.

Food Drive. SAC will continue collecting non-perishable food items through Friday, Dec. 16. More than 100 pounds of food has been delivered by SAC to the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank! Thanks for your generosity!

Upcoming meeting is Thursday, Dec. 15, at 1 p.m. in Lee Hall Room 412. UMW Provost Dr. Levin will be our guest speaker. He will discuss UMW’s Strategic Enrollment Plan. Meetings are open to all UMW staff members.

Engagement Assessment Survey. The Engagement Assessment Committee presented Engagement Assessment Survey findings to the Leadership Council in October. The Leadership Council and Leadership UMW 2016 held a joint extended action planning meeting, which resulted in newly instituted protocol for all faculty and staff to receive the SAC newsletter and the Provost newsletter in an effort to improve community communication.  President Paino will offer an update and action steps at the Community Forum to be held in Dodd Auditorium on Jan. 19 at 4 p.m.

Excellent Eagle Employee. To nominate your co-workers, supervisor, or employees for the Excellent Eagle Employee award, simply send an email to eenominations@umw.edu with Excellent Eagle Employee in the subject line. Be sure to provide the person’s name, department, and work location with the most convenient parking lot, and the reason they should be recognized.

Thoughts, Ideas, Suggestions & Feedback. Your input and suggestions are important to us! Share your thoughts and ideas with S.A.C. by completing the suggestions form on our website. Let us know what’s on your mind. What can we do to help make UMW a great place to work?

For more SAC news visit our website sac.umwblogs.org and check your email for our monthly newsletter that went out earlier this week.


Other UMW informative links
UFC News and Notes
Budget and Financial Analysis, Budget Development
Strategic Plan


  1. robert mcconnell says

    wow. when i left in 2003 lunches were $2.50 i think. Doggone inflation anyway.