About the Senate
A Representative Body
The Faculty Senate, as a representative body of the general faculty, works in concert with Chancellor Anderson and Provost Young to:
- Participate actively in the formulation of academic and governance policies and procedures pertaining to the areas of curriculum, degree requirements, subject matter and methods and standards of instruction, grading criteria, research, faculty affairs, academic budget and those aspects of student life which relate to the educational process.
- Provide members of the faculty with a mechanism by which to advise and make recommendations to on any matters pertaining to the institution that are of interest and concern to the faculty.
- Act as a deliberative body for the faculty in the formulation and enactment of rules, policies, regulations, and procedures that are of interest and concern to the faculty and the University.
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