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The following PDF documents contain the meeting minutes and agenda materials for the last four years of Faculty Senate and University Faculty meetings. You may request older archives by contacting the Faculty Secretary or the Office of the Provost Executive Vice President.

Faculty Senate Meetings

Faculty senate typical meets weekly during the course of the academic year. The usual order of business for a regular meeting is approval of the minutes of the previous meeting, communications, committee reports, special orders, unfinished business and general orders and new business. The senate is empowered to act for the university faculty in all matters pertaining to the immediate government of the university.


Faculty Senate will not meet on November 26 (Fall Recess)

Last meeting of the Fall Semester is on December 10, 2019

Meetings will begin on January 21, 2020.

Faculty Senate will not meet on March 17, 2020 (Spring Break)

Last meeting of the Spring Semester is on May 5, 2020

  • January 14, 2020: No Meeting First Week of Classes Spring Semester
  • January 21, 2020: Meeting # 16
  • January 28, 2020: Meeting 
  • February 4, 2020: Meeting
  • February 11, 2020: Meeting
  • February 18, 2020: Meeting
  • February 25, 2020: Meeting
  • March 3, 2020: Meeting
  • March 10, 2020: Meeting
  • March 17, 2020: No Meeting Spring Break
  • March 24, 2020: Meeting
  • March 31, 2020: Meeting
  • April 7, 2020: Meeting
  • April 14, 2020: Meeting
  • April 21, 2020: Meeting 
  • April 28, 2020: Meeting
  • May 5, 2020: Meeting Last Meeting Academic Year

University Faculty Meetings

The university faculty meets at least once each semester.  Meetings of the university faculty may be called at any time, with due notice, by the president.  The responsibilities of the university faculty are provided in FSH 1520, Article IV. Faculty must participate from an approved venue in order to vote.

Francesca Sammarruca, Ph.D.

Phone: 208-885-6738