Faculty Senate & Governance

Current issues


Class A Legislation – Revision of Merit Review Procedures

Class B Legislation #211: Diversity Credit

Class B Legislation #210: Degrees, Graduation, and Commencement

Open Access Report

The June 2016 Open Access Report and separate Open Access Policy + FAQ pages are on the Libraries’ Scholarly Publishing and Open Access webpage. The Faculty Senate will be acting on Open Access Class B legislation at a spring quarter meeting. That legislation will be placed here when’s it’s ready for review.

Faculty union information

Compliance program

University faculty councils

Visit the university faculty councils webpage to find a faculty council. Current issues and activities for each council, updated for each Faculty Senate meeting, are also available.

Legislative issues

UW initiatives

Textbook Royalties

On September 15, 2008, the Washington State Executive Ethics Board released a news item stating that it is a violation of the Washington State Ethics Act for a faculty member who is a state employee to make a profit on the sale of his or her textbooks to students at his or her educational institution.