What's New?

Updated October 6, 2015


Academic Senate Information

Current Events:

At the second Fall meeting of the 2015-2016 Academic Senate on October 5, 2015, the Senate passed four policy recommendations that have been sent to President Martin for review/approval.  The policy proposals include AS 1581, Instructor Drops in Online Courses, AS 1584, Rescinding Outdated Policy S98-11, related to the GE Guidelines, AS 1551, Modification of the Writing Requirements Committee Membership, and AS 1580, Credit by Exam for Challenge Examinations.

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):