The University Senate is composed 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. 

2021-22 University Senate

University/Faculty Senate Chair

President Joan T.A. Gabel headshot

President Joan Gabel

 

 

 

 

Senate/Faculty Consultative Committee Chair

Professor Ned Patterson

Professor Ned Patterson
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
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University/Faculty Senate Vice Chair

Professor Carol Chomsky

Professor Carol Chomsky
Law School
[email protected]
612-625-2885

 

 

 

University/Faculty Senate Clerk

Rachna Shah headshot

Professor Rachna Shah
Supply Chain and Operations
Carlson School of Management (CSOM)
[email protected]
612-624-4432

 

 

 

University/Faculty Senate Parliamentarian

Professor Mitchell Zamoff

Professor Mitchell Zamoff
Law School
[email protected]
612-624-1869

 

 

 

Staff

Amber Bathke

Amber Bathke
Senate Associate
University Senate Office
[email protected]
612-625-1214