What's New?

Updated January 14, 2016


Academic Senate Information

Current Events:

At the November 30, 2015 Senate meeting, the Senate passed three policy recommendations that have been sent to President Martin for review/approval.  The policy proposals include F15-11 (Amends F15-5-see AS 1595), F15-12 (Attendance and Participation-see AS 1589), and F15-13 (Updating BOGS-see AS 1585).

The Senate received a university budget presentation by VP of Administration and Finance, Josee Larochelle on November 2, 2015.  Click here to see the slides presented.

Budget Materials presented to the Senate have included:  The 2015-2016 University Budget, College Resource Allocations, and the Budget Allocation Process for Academic Affairs.

Opportunities for University Service

  • Serving on a Senate committee is an excellent way to get involved and we encourage you to find a committee focused on issues of importance to you, whether it be faculty affairs/professional standards, instruction and student affairs, research, facilities, or program development and assessment. 
  • Please check the list of current senate committee vacancies.  If you are interested, please contact your college rep for the Committee on Committees to learn about appointment and/or election procedures.



Recent Senate Policies (Academic Year 2015-2016):

Policies passed by the Senate and Signed into University policy by President Qayoumi:



Senate Management Resolutions Passed by the Senate (2015-2016):


Sense of the Senate Resolutions Passed by the Senate (2015-2016):