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About the Faculty Council

The University Faculty Council includes elected and appointed faculty members representing all of the schools and colleges. It serves as the chief representative body of the faculty. The Faculty Council:

  • considers and makes recommendations to the president concerning the academic affairs of the university
  • reviews all changes in existing policies or the establishment of new policies related to matters of general interest to the University faculty
  • monitors and reviews the terms and conditions of faculty employment, the state of facilities, policies that affect scholarship and teaching, budgetary commitments, general financial condition of the University, and relationship between faculty and administration
  • considers suggestions and addresses problems and concerns raised by any recognized faculty group