The Faculty Senate is a representative body of the university faculty formed to investigate, discuss, and decide on matters concerning the academic affairs of the university. It was approved for creation on February 28, 2005. The powers and duties of the Senate, the membership of the Senate, Senate elections, and required plenary faculty meetings are specified in the Constitution of the Faculty Senate. The Faculty Senate, ratified by the university faculty in plenary session, replaces the previous Faculty Council form of governance.
2020-2021 SENATE MEETING SCHEDULE
All meetings begin at noon and conclude no later than 2:00 p.m. Meeting location/link will be posted at a later time.
September 2, 2020
September 30, 2020
October 28, 2020
November 18, 2020
January 27, 2020
February 17, 2021
March 24, 2021
April 21, 2021
Plenary meetings and the State of the University address will be scheduled soon.
Faculty Senate Speaker, 2020-2021
Office Phone: 713-348-4938
Faculty Senate Deputy Speaker, 2020-2021
Office Phone: 713-348-4912
Convener of Appeals and Grievances
Office Phone: 713-348-6301
Administrative Assistant to the Senate
Office Phone: 713-348-5630