Next General Membership Meeting


Thursday, March 27, 2014
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Center for Tomorrow
North Campus

Guest speakers:

  • Marnie La Vigne, Ph.D. & Karen Utz
    - Start-Up New York
  • James Simon & Sustainability Academy
    - Sustainability at UB
  • Donna Czaja
    - Relay for Life at UB

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What UB's Thinking

What do you think would be a good UB themed topic for a presentation at a PSS meeting? Tell us here.

  • PSS Officers Laura Barnum, Ann Marie Landel, and Kathleen Kielar (left to right).

  • 2013 award winners at celebration luncheon in May.

  • PSS Area IV colleagues enjoyed visiting the new Crossroads Culinary Center in the Ellicott Complex in October.

  • President Tripathi and new UB employees at the 2012 Welcome Reception held October 11.

  • UB Professional Staff enjoyed celebrating the 40 year PSS milestone at a festive event in September.

Announcements and Events


Using Data to Inform Decision-Making

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • 9:00-11:00 a.m.
120 Clemens Hall

The Continuous Improvement Committee is co-sponsoring a Supervisor's Learning Forum with the Office of Organizational Development and Training. Dr. Kimberly Yousey-Elsener, the Coordinator of Assessment and Evaluation for the Division of Student Affairs, will be discussing data-driven leadership. Elements and best practices for developing data-driven leadership in various units will be shared.

Spaces are limited. Please register for this event.

A flyer is available to print out.


UB Reporter talks about PSS



SUNY WINTER Plenary Reports

The SUNY Winter Plenary occurred at the University of Albany from January 23-25. Read the reports and find out what the SUNY system and the other SUNY campuses were discussing.

Go directly to the SUNY University Faculty senate page to see all reports of the senate including the SUNY Network of Excellence Newsletters or view the current plenary report from our UB Senator as well as the SUNY Faculty Senate President's report.


Save the date: 10th Annual Professional Staff Senate Professional Development Conference

May 21, 2014 • Holiday Inn Amherst

The Professional Staff Senate Staff Development and Services Committee is developing a full day conference that will benefit all Professional Employees. Please watch for further information.
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PSS Mission

The Professional Staff Senate serves the interests of all professional staff not holding academic rank who work at UB, including exempt staff of the Research Foundation, the Faculty Student Association, and UB Foundation.


Last updated: 19 April 2014