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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.
- Newly organized Faculty Handbook, divided into a UND Organization and Services Guide and the UND Faculty Handbook.
- Hosted three 2014 Campus Conversations on Shared Governance and Leadership -- most recently on December 3, 2014.
- Establishment (by the Senate Executive Committee) of an ad hoc committee to consider policies and procedures pertaining to the University Student Assessment of Teaching.
- Further discussion about creation of a Faculty Senate
- Distribution of Committee Service Preference request via email during the week of January 12, 2015.
- Sixth University Senate meeting of the 2014-15 academic year is Thursday, February 5.
The University Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Shared Governance Proposal for Discussion from the Subcommittee on Governance Structures paper examines the current model of shared governance and proposes changes that would permit more effective and efficient shared governance. Based on campus input, a revised plan, to be presented at the January 15, 2015 University Senate meeting, is available here.
In addition, survey results related to the faculty senate proposal are available.
If you have additional input, please provide through the online feedback form.
USAT Committee Final Report
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.