About Us

The Faculty Council serves as the chief representative body of the faculty. Its membership includes elected and appointed faculty members representing all nine of Emory's schools and colleges.

Council members are called on to:

  • Consider and make recommendations to the president concerning the academic affairs of the university
  • Review all changes in existing policies or the establishment of new policies related to matters of general interest to the university faculty
  • Monitor and review 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
  • Consider suggestions and address problems and concerns raised by any recognized faculty group

During the academic year, the Faculty Council holds monthly meetings and shares minutes online. Committees address issues related to specific topics.

The Faculty Council is one of several governance groups on campus that also include:

Consult the Office of the Secretary's website for more information about university governance.