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University Senate

Includes faculty, academic professionals, civil service staff, and student representatives from the UMC, UMD, UMM, UMR, and UMTC campuses.

The April 6, 2017, University Senate meeting has been cancelled. The next University Senate meeting is May 4, 2017.

Click Here to view the March 2, 2017 agenda.

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2016-17 University Senate

Senate/Faculty Consultative Committee Chair

Associate Professor Colin Campbell
Phone: (612) 626-8986

University/Faculty Senate Chair

President Eric Kaler

University/Faculty Senate Vice Chair

Professor Catherine French
Civil, Enviro, & Geo-Engineering
Phone: (612) 625-3877

University/Faculty Senate Clerk

Professor Robert Goldstein
Phone: (612) 624-8581

University/Faculty Senate Parliamentarian

Professor Christopher Roberts
Law School
Phone: (612) 624-2947

University/Faculty Senate Staff Support

Becky Hippert
University Senate
Phone: (612) 626-8743

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Outstanding Service to University Senate Governance

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..

University Senator Orientation

This link provides a collection of brief online modules that introduce University senators to the governance process.

Centennial Program

University Senate Centennial

During 2012-13, the University Senate celebrated a century of shared goernance at the University. Information from these meetings and a video history with Professor Emeritus Hy Berman are available.