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. 

Senate Committee on Student Affairs (SCSA), September 18, 2019
In these minutes: 
Senate Orientation and Overview; Elect One Student as Ex-Officio Member on the Student Senate Consultative Committee (SSCC); Student Service Fees; Discussion and Follow-Up on SCSA Letter re: Disability Resource Center (DRC) Testing Spaces; Policy Review - Student Employment

The Weekly Update

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

The Weekly Update

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

Student Senate Consultative Committee (SSCC), September 6, 2019
In these minutes:
SSCC Updates; Student Senate Retreat Planning; Announcement of Special Meeting of the Student Senate on Thursday, October 3, 2019

Spotlight on: Catarina Saiote

“I think that you can find amazing people everywhere. People might appear different at first, or you might have a stereotype in your mind, but then you find wonderful people. It doesn’t matter where you go. It’s reassuring sometimes.”

The Weekly Update

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

Faculty Consultative Committee (FCC), May 2, 2019
In these minutes: Discussion with Regent Ken Powell; Liberal Education Redesign Committee Update; Discussion with Provost Hanson and Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education McMaster

The Weekly Update

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

Senate Research Committee (SRC), April 15, 2019​
In these minutes: 
NIH Regarding Foreign Influence; IRB Process Update; Faculty Concerns
with the Overall Clinical Trials Process; SRC Letter to President Kaler and President-Designate Gabel

The Weekly Update

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

Senate Library Committee, April 17, 2019
In these minutes: 
Report on Dean of Libraries Search Committee; Statement on Affordable Content Update; Introduction of Incoming Chair

The Weekly Update

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

Senate Library Committee, April 17, 2019
In these minutes: Report on Dean of Libraries Search Committee; Statement on Affordable Content Update; Introduction of Incoming Chair

The Weekly Update

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

P&A Senate, April 5, 2019
In these minutes: 
P&A Consultative Committee Report; Subcommittee Reports; Civil Service Senate Report; Student Senate Report; University of Minnesota Recreation and Wellness Center Discussion; P&A Senate Bylaws Revision; P&A Senate Elections

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