Responsibilities of the Senate

Main Responsibilities

  • Participating in the shared governance of the university

  • Providing a consultative role to the president and council of trustees

  • Approving new curricula and programs

  • Approving changes to courses and programs

Other Responsibilities

  • Funding senate research grants

  • Reviewing emeritus applications and recommending faculty for emeritus recognition

  • Reviewing university policies

  • Addressing campus concerns