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Upcoming Senate Meetings

The University Senate, Faculty Senate, Student Senate, P&A Senate, and Civil Service Senate will not be meeting again until fall semester 2016.

Gold Carrot Dividers


Patricia Jones Whyte
Enter the office of Patricia Jones Whyte on the 3rd floor of Johnston Hall, and you’ll find it stacked with boxes. She’s trying to clean house. But to Jones Whyte, director, Office for Diversity in Graduate Education, those boxes are full of stories of all the students she’s worked with over the years at the University. She can’t just discard them...

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Gold Carrot Dividers

Weekly Update of Senate committee minutes

University Senate Semester Updates

Past Spotlights

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)