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