What's New?

Updated May 5, 2016


Academic Senate Information

Current Events:

At the April 4 and April 25, 2016, Senate meetings, the Senate passed eight policy resolutions that were approved by Interim President Martin including;  S16-8, S16-9, S16-10, S16-11, S16-12, S16-13, S16-14, and S16-15.  

In addition, the Senate passed three Senate Management Resolutions including; SM-S16-1, SM-S16-2, and SM-S16-3.

And, the Senate passed four Sense of the Senate Resolutions including; SS-S16-1, SS-S16-2, SS-S16-3, and SS-S16-4.

The Senate received reports on the Campus Climate Survey and Faculty Diversity.


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 Interim President Martin:


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


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