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President Kaler, Randy Croce, and Fred Morrison The Outstanding Service to University Senate Governance award was created in spring 2014 to recognize faculty, P&A and civil service employees, who have made a significant impact on University Senate governance, have demonstrated a longstanding commitment to University Senate governance, and have served as an inspiration to others.

At the October 2, 2014, University Senate meeting, President Kaler recognized Randall Croce and Professor Fred Morrison as the first two recipients.

To nominate a faculty, academic professional, or civil service employee for the 2015 award, please click here.

Gold Carrot Dividers

Upcoming Senate Meetings

Student Senate - March 5, 2015 - 11:30 am-1:30 pm - Coffman Theater - Agenda - Minutes

P&A Senate - March 6, 2015 - 9:30-11:30 am - 5-125 Moos Tower - Agenda - Minutes

Faculty Senate - Friday, March 6, 2015 - 1:00-3:00 pm - Coffman Theater - Agenda - Minutes

University Senate and Faculty Senate, including the State of the University Address - April 2, 2015 - 2:30-5:00 pm - Coffman Theater - Agenda - Minutes

Gold Carrot Dividers

Weekly Update of Senate committee minutes

University Senate Semester Update - Fall 2014

University Senator Orientation

This link provides a collection of brief online modules that introduce University senators to the governance process.

Senate Organizational Chart (PDF)

Senate Overview (PDF)

University Senate Centennial

During 2012-13, the University Senate celebrated a century of shared governance at the University. Information from these meetings and a video history with Professor Emeritus Hy Berman are available.