The University Senate recommends rules, regulations, and policies on behalf of the University’s faculty, staff and students. It consists of representatives from the Student Senate, the Staff Senate, and the Faculty Senate, as well as senior leadership.
The Faculty Senate is the elected voice of over 1,500 faculty members, including tenured and tenure-track professors, unclassified academic staff, librarians, lecturers, and teaching professors.
The Staff Senate is the governing body for all staff at the University of Kansas and advocate on their behalf for workplace improvements, professional development opportunities, employee recognition, and more.
The University Senate Code (CODE)
The CODE establishes and describes the organization, structure, responsibilities, and membership of Governance committees and boards, and outlines the procedures necessary for policy amendment.
University Senate Rules and Regulations (USRR)
The USRR establishes and describes the procedures governing university-wide policy on academic schedules, academic work and evaluation, graduation and degrees, publications, conflict resolution, financial exigency, and program discontinuance.
Statements & Updates
To: KU Faculty, Staff and Students From: Ani Kokobobo, University Senate President Re: Review of Amendment to the University Senate Rules and Regulations