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The Faculty Senate is a representative body responsible for faculty participation in University planning and governance.


Margaret F. Riley — March 3, 2017

This afternoon I would like to start by once again talking about the social climate at the...

Faculty Senate Executive Council & General Faculty Council Executive Council — Feb. 1, 2017

The President’s recent executive order banning entry to the United States of citizens from seven...

Margaret F. Riley — Dec. 9, 2016

This afternoon I would like to talk about the social climate at the University.

Upcoming Events

Sample Meeting 2

July 24, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Sample Exec Council Meeting

July 26, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Sample Committee Meeting

July 31, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Senate Leadership

Alfred C. Weaver

Chair of the Faculty Senate

Professor and Associate Chair of Computer Science
Associate Director, Applied Research Institute

Peter C. Brunjes

Chair-Elect of the Faculty Senate

Commonwealth Professor of Psychology

Immediate Past Chair of the Faculty Senate

Professor of Law, General Faculty
Professor of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine
Professor of Public Policy, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Director, Animal Law Program