Section I. Authority & Purpose
The Staff Council (or "Council") is an elected group of The University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). The Council will make recommendations to the President of the University relative to interests, concerns, and issues that affect the staff of the University. Recommendations may be made on general policies, but the Council does not act on individual grievance issues. The Council may advise on specific institutional issues and otherwise act at the request of the President. The Council shall endeavor to keep staff members informed and in turn keep the President and administrative staff advised of needs and interests of the staff on issues and activities affecting them.