In keeping with the mission of Loyola Marymount University, the Staff Senate exists to promote the professional and personal development of staff members, to serve in an advisory capacity to the University leadership in the development, review and dissemination of University Policies, and to provide a forum for open communication and ongoing dialogue among the entire University community.
Employees must complete one full year of employment as a permanent employee prior to acceptance of a nomination to the Staff Senate. Each term is a three year appointment.
The members of the Staff Senate shall be comprised of no more than thirty-five (35) and no less than twelve (12) staff members, with at least one (1) staff members represented from each of the following university divisions:
- Academic Affairs
- Business and Finance
- Student Affairs
- University Relations
- Law School