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January Updates from University Governance

University Governance leaders share updates from the Governance office, including an upcoming Shared Governance event, an update on GRF allocation decisions, and KBOR-contracted final report on academic portfolios.

Excused Absences Amendment (21-day Review)

SenEx has referred to the University Senate a proposed amendment to the USRR, which was approved at the last University Senate meeting. This communication serves as the official 21-day review to campus on this proposed policy change.

Update on COACHE Survey Results and Process

The Office of the Provost, along with the University and Faculty Senate presidents, share updates on the COACHE faculty satisfaction survey, including the surveying of previously omitted academic staff and the identification of focus areas from the preliminary results.

Statement in Support of KU's Jewish Community

The University Senate, in collaboration with the Office of DEIB, the Jewish Studies Program, and the Jewish Faculty & Staff council, shares a statement in response to recent antisemitism and in solidarity with KU's Jewish community.

What Does it Mean to be an Exceptional Learning Community?

The Shared Governance advisory group leads share the committee's progress in meeting its charges and invites campus members to a visioning event that is part of Phase 1 of the charges.