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Professor Daniel Feeney, Ms. Stacy Doepner-Hove, and Mr. Joseph Jameson
The Outstanding Service to University Senate Governance recognition 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.

Professor Rebecca Ropers-Huilman, Professor Daniel Feeney, Mr. Joseph Jameson, Ms. Stacy Doepner-Hove, and President Kaler

At the April 30, 2015, University Senate meeting, President Kaler and Professor Rebecca Ropers-Huilman recognized Professor Daniel Feeney, Mr. Joseph Jameson, and Ms. Stacy Doepner-Hove, as this year's recipients.

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March 6 Faculty Senate Meeting


Professor Durfee addressing the Faculty Senate Speakers making comments and asking questions at the Faculty Senate meeting


Picture of panelists from March 6 Faculty Senate meeting
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video on YouTube

External review final report, appendices, and administrative response

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Upcoming Senate Meetings

Civil Service Senate - June 24, 2015 - 9:00-11:00 am - 238A Morrill Hall - Agenda - Minutes

The University Senate, Faculty Senate, Student Senate, and P&A Senate will not be meeting again until fall semster 2015.

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Weekly Update of Senate committee minutes

University Senate Semester Update - Spring 2015 (Updated version posted 5/12/15, noting that the April 30 Senate minutes will be available by May 29th on the University Senate homepage.)

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.