Branches of University Governance
The University Senate brings together the voices of the Student, Staff, and Faculty Senates. The body recommends rules, regulations, and policies on behalf of the University’s faculty, staff, and students.
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 advocates on their behalf for workplace improvements, professional development opportunities, employee recognition, and more.
Latest Governance Communications
University Governance leaders highlight recent activity and upcoming meetings of the senate bodies, including Staff Senate publications and the recent forum with the CFO.
University Governance reminds faculty, staff, and students of the upcoming opportunity to ask questions and interface with CFO Jeff DeWitt.