About


The Office of University Governance provides staff support to the presidents of the University Senate and the Faculty Senate and their respective executive committees. This office coordinates and facilitates the passage of amendments to the University Senate Code, the University Senate Rules and Regulations, and the Faculty Senate Rules and Regulations through the governance legislative process until approval by the University or Faculty Senate, Provost and the Chancellor.

The Governance Office serves as the initial point of contact and provides support to the University Senate Judicial Board, the Faculty Senate Faculty Rights Board, the University Support Staff Disciplinary Action Hearing Board, the FacEx Petition Committee, the SenEx Basketball Committee, and provides interpretation of governance documents (USRR, CODE and FSRR.) The Office also provides support for the Staff Senate, in various areas, such as budget, payments, and elections. 

Governance Staff


Office of University Governance
Strong Hall , Room 33
1450 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence , Kansas 66045