Faculty Senate & Committees

The faculty senate includes the faculty of the College of Business, College of Engineering and Computer Science, College of General Studies, and Law School.

Some of the responsibilities of the Faculty Senate are to:

  • Exercise primary responsibility for reviewing and recommending academic policies and all proposed changes including approval of all proposed curricula and course changes
  • Make recommendations on matters affecting the university‚Äôs academic culture
  • Review policies concerning employment, tenure, promotion, work load, reassignment, evaluation and other matters affecting the welfare of all faculty and to make recommendations for changes in those policies
  • Provide consultation to the president of the university
  • Foster constructive communications between the faculty and administration

Committees

The following committees are part of the Faculty Senate:

  • Curriculum Committee
  • Faculty Affairs Committee
  • Faculty Development Committee
  • Faculty Executive Committee
  • Governance and Academic Affairs Committee
  • Graduate Council
  • Learning Assessment Committee
  • Library Services Committee
  • Student Affairs Committee
  • Tenure and Promotions and Committee