SenEx - University Senate Executive Committee-
The University Senate Executive Committee shall ensure that all functions of the University Senate are carried out expeditiously and in conformity with the provisions of University Senate Code. It shall create temporary committees as needed, write charges for the University Senate Committees and ensure that all committees are active and make the proper reports to the University Senate. In addition, it shall bring before the University Senate all matters that should be of concern to them, shall consult with the Chancellor or the Provost on all matters involving University Senate business, and shall transmit the recommendations or the advice of the University Senate to the Chancellor or the Provost or other administrative officials. It may advise administrative officials on statements of University policy or procedure that are generally applicable to the University community, but such statements shall be considered approved by the University Senate only if submitted and approved in accordance with Article 1.9. Finally it shall act on behalf of the University Senate in all matters requiring expeditious action, and shall make appropriate reports of any such action.
SenEx includes the six members of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee,the president-elect and one staff member representing the Staff Senate, and three students elected by the student senate (two undergraduate and one graduate). Member’s terms begin the day after Commencement of the election year and continue until Commencement the following year. SenEx generally meets every other week during the academic year.
The President and President-Elect of the University Senate are ex-officio, not-voting members of SenEx if they are not elected to one of the six faculty positions on SenEx. The Presidents of the Faculty, Student, Staff Senates also serve as ex-officio non-voting members on SenEx if they are not elected as voting members.