University Senate Governance Blog

News and updates from University Senate Governance.


The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Social Concerns Committee, April 16, 2018
In these minutes: ​​​Update on the President and Provost’s Advisory Committee on University History; Discussion of Administrative Response to Safe Zone Letter; Planning for Next Year

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

P&A Consultative Committee (PACC), April 26, 2018
In these minutes: ​
​​Chair’s Report; Subcommittee Reports; Plan for Proposed P&A Senate Reorganization; May P&A Senate Meeting; Summer Plans; Other Business

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

Faculty Consultative Committee (FCC), March 22, 2018

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

​​Senate Research Committee (SRC), April 9, 2018
In these minutes: ​​​
Policy Review: radiation safety policy; Single-IRB issue for multi-site studies, non-faculty submitting to IRB; System-wide Strategic Planning in Research and Discovery

Civil Service Brown Bag––Tuesday, May 29

The Civil Service Senate Communications and Outreach Subcommittee will be hosting a brown bag session for Civil Service employees regarding the different kinds of employment leaves including: FMLA, sick, and vacation. Please join us for this event to learn more about how you can use these different leave benefits.

The session will take place on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 from 12 PM - 1 PM at the following locations:

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

​​Faculty Consultative Committee (FCC), March 1, 2018

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

​​Senate Committee on Student Affairs (SCSA), April 4, 2018
In these minutes: ​​​Update on University Food Service (Twin Cities); Discussion on “Swipe Out
Hunger” Program; Duluth Student Affairs Update; Crookston Student Affairs Update; Policy

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

2018 Spring Semester Update

It has been a busy semester in the University Senate Office, and the committees and senates have been hard at work digging in to a number of issues and hot topics from across the University. Read on and find out what they have been up to!

Recognizing Outstanding Service to University Senate Governance

University Senate Governance Working for U

View from the Inside

The Big Issues

University/Faculty Senate Meeting Recaps

Adjourned

The Weekly Update

Approved minutes of senates and their committees will be posted on Fridays, when available.

​Senate Committee on Finance and Planning (SCFP), March 20, 2018
In these minutes:
 ​​​Policy Review: Business Expense Policy, Hospitality & Other Expenses; Future of Faculty and Staff Compensation Increases in the Current Budget and Tuition Environment; Tax Law Implications

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