Becoming a Member of USAC

Membership on the University Staff Advisory Council provides an opportunity for staff to learn more about the institution as a whole and to be a part of discussions about how to improve the University of Richmond as both a unique learning environment and workplace for staff. The Council responds to staff submission of concerns and works with relevant campus partners to answer questions from the community.

Open Seats for 2023

  • Academic Affairs (Law, SPCS, and Robins School of Business) - 2 positions
  • Academic Affairs (Boatright Memorial Library) - 1 position
  • Advancement - 1 position
  • Athletics - 2 positions
  • Business Affairs (Dining Services) - 1 position
  • Business Affairs (Facilities) - 1 position
  • Business Affairs (Public Safety) - 1 position
  • Information Services - 1 position
  • Student Development and Chaplaincy - 1 position


Nominations for the open seat will be accepted through April 14, 2023. Please send nominations to the Elections Chair, Rachel Weinberg-Rue at


The election will be held in May. 

What are the Commitments?

  • Serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2023 (or the remainder of the term for open seats).
  • Attend one two-hour meeting per month.
  • Actively serve on one of our committees.
  • Be a brand ambassador of the council around campus through volunteering at events and employee orientations.
  • Represent your co-workers at the council and communicate council news back to staff and colleagues.

How to Become a Member

If a staff member is nominated and accepts their nomination, they will be required to submit a written statement outlining their interest in USAC. Within each division, staff will then vote to select the person they want to send as a representative to the Council.