University Senate

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.

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Senate Members

The University Senate is composed of sixty-four voting members elected from the Faculty, Staff, and Student Senates, who meet once per month to discuss and vote on pending university policies, resolutions, and other issues.

Executive Committee (SenEx)

Eleven members from the University Senate meet twice per month, prior to the full Senate meeting, to discuss agenda items and bring matters of concern before the University Senate.

Standing Committees

The standing committees of the University Senate develop and recommend changes in procedures and policies within the areas of their responsibilities and report to the Senate on matters within their charge.