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.

Postponed agenda items:
Faculty Senate, May 2, 2016

Advisory Committee for the Office of Equity and Diversity annual report, 2014-2015 (Fac doc 2619).

Ombuds and Employees Assistance Office annual reports (Fac doc 2620, revised).

Archives Committee annual report, 2014-2016 (Fac doc 2625).

University Committee annual report, 2015-2016 (Fac doc 2626).

Report of elections to UW-Madison faculty committees for 2016-2017 (Fac doc 2627).

University Research Council incorporation into Faculty Policies and Procedures (for vote) (Fac doc 2615).

Budget Committee and related Faculty Policies and Procedures changes (for vote) (Fac doc 2616, revised).

Course evaluations based around the UW Essential Learning Outcomes (first reading) (Fac doc 2631).

Recommendations on the academic calendar (first reading) (Fac doc 2632).

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
   
Submit agenda items by:
17 May 2016
 
   Special
meeting
 Friday, May 6, 2016
2 May 2016
Agenda
  Audio recording
 
4 April 2016
Agenda
  Minutes
 
7 March 2016
Agenda
  Minutes
 
1 February 2016
Agenda   Minutes
 
7 December 2015
Agenda
  Minutes
 
2 November 2015
Agenda
  Minutes  
5 October 2015
Agenda   Minutes
 
9 June 2015
Special
meeting
  Minutes  
4 May 2015 Agenda   Minutes
 
6 April 2015 Agenda   Minutes
 
2 March 2015 Agenda   Minutes  
2 February 2015 Agenda   Minutes  

Past Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes With Links to Faculty Documents and Audio Recordings (if available)

1 Dec 2014
  2 Dec 2013
  3 Dec 2012
  Dec 2011    6 Dec 2010
3 November 2014
  4 November 2013
  5 November 2012
  November 2011    1 November 2010
6 October 2014
  7 October 2013
  1 October 2012
  October 2011    4 October 2010
5 May 2014
  6 May 2013
  7 May 2012
  May 2011    3 May 2010
7 April 2014
  8 April 2013
  9 April 2012
  April 2011  
 12 April 2010
3 March 2014
  4 March 2013
  5 March 2012
  March 2011  
 1 March 2010
3 February 2014
  4 February 2013
  6 February 2012
  February 2011  
 1 February 2010

 
           

Faculty Senate Meeting Materials:

2016-

2010-2015

Includes agendas, minutes, and faculty documents