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About the Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is a representative body of the university faculty formed to investigate, discuss, and decide on matters concerning the academic affairs of the university. It was approved for creation on February 28, 2005.  The powers and duties of the Senate, the membership of the Senate, Senate elections, and required plenary faculty meetings are specified in the Constitution of the Faculty Senate. The Faculty Senate, ratified by the university faculty in plenary session, replaces the previous Faculty Council form of governance.

SENATE WIKI SPACE: VIEW DOCUMENTS AND POST COMMENTS

To access the Faculty Senate wiki space (available to faculty only, net ID required), please use this link:  https://wiki.rice.edu/confluence/display/SENATE/Home 

2016-2017 Meeting Schedule:

September 7, 2016

October 5, 2016

November 16, 2016

January 25, 2017

February 22, 2017

March 29, 2017

April 19, 2017

The Faculty Senate meetings are held in the Founder's Room of Lovett Hall, beginning at noon.