The Faculty Senate provides organization structure through elected representatives to advise university administration in academic, educational, and personnel matters affecting the welfare of the university. There are 220 senators representing more than 2,200 faculty.

The Faculty Senate meets in 272 Bascom Hall at 3:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month of the academic year except September and January. Please note: the meeting for October 2016 has been re-scheduled to September 26

FACULTY SENATE MEETING
Monday, 26 September 2016   3:30 p.m.
272 Bascom Hall

AG E N D A
1.    State of the University (audio)
2.    Question period
3.    Minutes of May 2 meeting and minutes of May 17 special meeting (consent)
4.    Highlights of Faculty Legislation, 2015-2016 (Fac doc 2633)
5.    Canvas learning management system (Fac doc 2634)
6.    Relocation of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (vote) (Fac doc 2635)
7.    Academic calendar and related policies (vote) (Fac docs 2636, 2636a, and 2632)
8.    Proposal to modify Faculty Policies and Procedures 2.04.F. regarding Senate alternates (vote) (Fac doc 2637)
9.    Campus statement on commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (vote) (Fac doc 2638)
10.  Post-tenure review policy (first reading) (Fac doc 2639 and 2639a)

Agendas link to all the documents for each meeting. Minutes include the faculty documents (individually linked), transcriptions, and audio recordings; see specific dates below, or browse all.

Meeting Date
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 1 May 2017
      14 April 2017
 3 April 2017
      17 March 2017
 6 March 2017
      17 February 2017
 6 February 2017
      20 January 2017
 5 December 2016
      18 November 2016
 7 November 2016
      21 October 2016
26 September 2016
Agenda
   Audio recording
17 May 2016
Agenda
  Audio recording and transcription
 2 May 2016
Agenda
  Audio recording and transcription
4 April 2016
Agenda
  Minutes
7 March 2016
Agenda
  Minutes
1 February 2016
Agenda   Minutes