Upcoming Senate Meetings
Student Senate - April 6, 2017 - 11:30 am-1:30 pm - 25 Mondale Hall - Agenda -
March 2 Minutes
The April 6, 2017, University Senate and Faculty Senate meetings have been cancelled.
P&A Senate - April 7, 2017 - 9:30-11:30 am - 5-125 Moos Tower - Agenda
University Senate and Faculty Senate - May 4, 2017 - 2:30-5:00 pm - Coffman Theater - Agenda -
November 3 Minutes
OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY SENATE GOVERNANCE
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.
To nominate a faculty, academic professional, or civil service employee for the 2017 award, please click here.
SPOTLIGHT ON PROFESSOR BILL BEEMAN
“Did you know that only certain birds sing?” asks Professor William Beeman,
long-time participant in University Senate governance, breaking into a grin that
belies his delight at the idea. Professor Beeman is not an ornithologist; his
interest in birdsong is just one example of the varied facets of his career in
linguistic anthropology. He gives off a similar sense of wonder about other
aspects of his work: having had the pleasure of taking one of Professor
Beeman’s courses, Biology, Evolution, and Cultural Development of Language,
in grad school, I remember this infectious sense of delight as one of the reasons I
found his course so engaging.
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Patricia Jones Whyte
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