What is the Purpose of the Faculty Senate?

As the governing body of the Association, the Senate shares in the conduct of University affairs and provides leadership in the areas of academic freedom, the development, maintenance, and evaluation of academic programs and educational standards, the assurance of faculty welfare, and the advancement of the University. Normally recommendations of the Senate are submitted to the President through the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Senate may use any independent avenues to obtain information or express opinions in order to assure faculty welfare and to preserve academic freedom.

Who is on the Faculty Senate?

The College of Sciences and Technology, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Business Administration, the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, the College of Nursing and Allied Health, Academic Services Center, and the Library each have faculty representation on the Faculty Senate.