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About PASC

The Professional Administrative Staff Council (PASC) was established in 1986 to advise the University on matters relevant to its constituents and to participate in University governance. It is the mission of the Council to advocate for and to provide a systematic means for professional staff to communicate with the various elements of the University community, as well as with other professional administrative staff.

PASC Committees

Executive Committee

The PASC Executive Commmittee is composed of Council Officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary) and works to develop goals for the upcoming year, maintains the Council SharePoint site, and market the Council mission to the University community.

Communications Committee

The PASC Communications Committee is charged with keeping the PASC website updated, creating and submitting a monthly newsletter to all exempt employees, and maintaining Council social media outlets.

Community Engagement & Recognition

The PASC Community Engagement and Recognition Committee works to organize education and service projects, coordinates with Classified Staff Council (CSC) on recognition items for the annual employee recognition event, solicits and reviews nominations for PASC Employee of the Year, and oversees other award/recognition programming of the Council.

Grants & Scholarships

The PASC Grants & Scholarships Committee works with UNC Financial Aid personnel to advertise and award scholarships, advertises and awards professional development grants to exempt administrative employees, and reviews scholarship applications and makes recommendations to the Council.

Special Events & Fundraising

The PASC Special Events & Fundraising Committee organizes networking or social events deemed appropriate by the Council and organizes fundraising opportunities to support the Council’s initiatives, and organizes the annual employee recognition event in partnership with the Classified Staff Council (CSC).

Purpose and Goals

The purpose of the Professional Administrative Staff Council is to:

  • Serve as the representative body for professional administrative employees of the University of Northern Colorado and to participate in such policy matters of the institution as may affect its constituents.
  • Function for the welfare of the university and for the employees it represents by proposing and undertaking education and service projects and actively participating in current developments and issues that are relevant to the professional administrative employees of the university.
  • Function as an advisory and policy referral body to the university administration and to the professional administrative employees of the university.

Each elected representative of PASC is assigned a group of professional administrative employees to solicit input from on university issues as appropriate. Representatives normally communicate via e-mail.


For additional information, email PASC@unco.edu or contact a member of the Executive Council: