Work Climate

Understanding issues impacting the workforce

Mission Statement: To create safe spaces to shine a light on staff issues & concerns and inspire those to have their voices heard. 

The Committee meets: TBD

The Work Climate Committee is responsible for: 

  1. Understanding issues impacting the workforce (training, professional development, compensation, discrimination, generational issues, budgets, transportation issues, etc.).
  2. Identifying existing programs and services to improve or alleviate these issues, or recommend changes, enhancements, or establishments of programs to meet these needs.
  3. Facilitating the communication of programs and services to university staff.
  4. The committee is encouraged to seek assistance from those who possess knowledge and expertise with regard to the issue they are exploring.

    Committee Chair:

    Meeting Minutes:


    The Work Climate Committee also encourages staff within the workforce to Speak up Be heard by submitting their ideas, thoughts, challenges, successes and questions about their workforce environment online. 


    Resources Description
    2019 Town Hall with President Michael Crow Available recording of the town hall.
    ASU Charter  More than a decade ago, ASU set forth a new and ambitious trajectory to become a comprehensive knowledge enterprise dedicated to the simultaneous pursuit of excellence, broad access to quality education, and meaningful societal impact. From that point forward, and founded on a vision for a new "gold standard", all of its energy, creativity, and manpower have been brought to bear on the design of a uniquely adaptive and transdisciplinary university committed to producing master learners.
    Office of Human Resources  
    Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committed to a positive workplace environment in which employees are respectful of each other and our students.
    Office of University Rights and Responsibilities Is available to investigate and resolve allegations of unlawful discrimination or harassment, including all forms of sexual misconduct involving faculty, staff, and other ASU affiliates.

    Staff Council letter to President Michael Crow

    Staff Council letter to President Michael M. Crow regarding staff salaries and evaluations, and his response.