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Senate Operational Committees

Senate Operational Committees are established to optimize the Senate’s operations, address faculty interests, and ensure effective governance. They regularly report their findings and recommendations to the Faculty Senate during its meetings.

Senate Curricular Councils and Committees

Senate Curricular Committees govern college and university curricular and academic policies and procedures in cooperation with the College of Undergraduate Studies and/or the College of Graduate Studies and report to the Faculty Senate at each meeting of the Faculty Senate. The subcommittees of the councils complete the work of the council.

Graduate Council

Undergraduate Council

Senate Joint Committees and Councils

Faculty involvement is important for the disposition of certain key university issues with academic and administrative implications. In the spirit of shared governance, these issues are dealt with by joint committees and provide an annual report to the Faculty Senate. Joint committees and councils are administered by the responsible administrators designated in the bylaws.

Ad Hoc Committees

Ad Hoc Senate committees can be established by the Senate or by the Steering Committee. These committees can span academic years however, are short-term committees designed to focus on specific issues. Depending on the topic, Ad Hoc committees may consist of Steering members, senators, or a cross-section of the stakeholders across the university.

Open Ad Hoc Committees

Closed Ad Hoc Committees