University Senate | About

The University Senate is comprised of 251 elected senators and 26 Senate Consultative Committee members. This includes faculty, civil service and P&A staff, and student representatives from the University of Minnesota Crookston, University of Minnesota Duluth, University of Minnesota Morris, University of Minnesota Rochester, and University of Minnesota Twin Cities campuses. The president of the University of Minnesota chairs the University Senate, and the vice chair is a faculty member. All ex officio members are non-voting.

 

2017-18 University Senate

Eric KalerUniversity/Faculty Senate Chair

President Eric Kaler
ekaler@umn.edu

 

 

Professor Joseph KonstanSenate/Faculty Consultative Committee Chair

Professor Joseph Konstan
Computer Science & Engineering
College of Science & Engineering (CSE)
konstan@umn.edu
612-625-1831

 

Catherine FrenchUniversity/Faculty Senate Vice Chair

Professor Catherine French
Civil, Environmental, & Geo-Engineering
College of Science & Engineering (CSE)
cfrench@umn.edu
612-625-3877

 

Professor Robert GoldsteinUniversity/Faculty Senate Clerk

Professor Robert Goldstein
Finance
Carlson School of Management (CSOM)
golds144@umn.edu
612-624-8581

 

Professor Christopher RobertsUniversity/Faculty Senate Parliamentarian

Professor Christopher Roberts
Law School
cnr@umn.edu
612-624-2947

 

Barbara IrishStaff

Barbara Irish
Senate Associate
University Senate Office
birish@umn.edu
612-301-1224