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
The University Senate Academic Policies and Procedures Committee has received a Program Discontinuance request for the Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting (Accounting, School of Business) and will be holding a public hearing before finalizing their recommendation.
The University Senate Academic Policies and Procedures Committee has received a Program Discontinuance request for the Graduate Certificate in Law and Society (Public Affairs & Administration, CLAS) and will be holding a public hearing before finalizing their recommendation.