The Faculty Senate, as described in the Faculty Code (Section 13-23), serves as the legislative body of the university faculty, with whom the president of the university shares the responsibility of formulating regulations and procedures for the immediate government of the university on such matters as:
- Educational policy and general welfare.
- Policy for the regulation of student conduct and activities.
- Scholastic policy, including requirements for admission, graduation,
- Approval of candidates for degrees.
- Criteria for faculty tenure, appointment, and promotion.
- Recommendations concerning campus and university budgets.
How do I become a senator?
The elected faulty councils of each school, college or campus conduct the election of their respective senators. Procedures for nomination and election of senators are in Section 22-47 of the Faculty Code.
- Zoe Barsness, Faculty Senate chair
- Thaisa Way, Faculty Senate vice chair
- Paul Hopkins, Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting chair
- JoAnn Taricani, faculty legislative representative
- Nancy Bradshaw, assistant to the chair
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