In addition to serving as the legislative body for the University of North Dakota, the University Senate also provides a mechanism for constructive dialogue between faculty, staff, students, and administrators. And, through its committees, the University Senate provides the structure through which these four groups collaboratively govern the institution.
The Senate meets on the first Thursday of each month during the academic year at 4:05 p.m. in Room 113 of the Education Building. All are welcome to attend Senate meetings.
Creation of a conduit for transmitting information between the University Senate and its campus constituents. See "Your Feedback" button on the right-hand side of this page.
Further discussion about creation of a Faculty Senate
Eighth University Senate meeting of the 2014-15 academic year is Thursday, April 2.
University Senate membership elections -- at large positions and college positions. Be on the lookout for your chance to vote!
Faculty Senate Proposals
Since the fall semester of 2012, the University Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Shared Governance has been developing and revising proposals for a faculty senate at UND. This process, already well into its third year, has involved widespread input from across campus. The links below allow access to the proposal at various stages in its development. Each revision incorporates feedback generated by the previous version.
The University Senate Ad-hoc Committee on the University Student Assessment of Teaching has submitted its FINAL REPORT. Please consider the recommendations they make, and look forward to continued discussions about this topic in the months ahead.