- Agendas and Minutes
- Senate Members
- Governance Documents
- Faculty Senate Proposal
- Senate Orientation
- About the Senate
- Responsibilities and Privileges
- Personnel Information
- Teaching Policies and Procedures
About University Senate
The University Council has served since 1961 as the legislative body for the University of North Dakota, membership that exceeds 800 individuals. The legislative authority of the University Council is vested in the University Senate.
The University Senate meets monthly during the academic year, and has authority that includes, but is not limited to, the following areas:
- Requirements for admission to UND and related questions.
- Requirements for degrees and certificates.
- The determination of curricula, authorization of new courses of study and changes in courses of study.
- Questions of scholarship and attendance, coordination of outside activities, class standing and credits, examination schedules, and the institution's catalog and calendar.
- Institutional prizes, honors, and honorary degrees.
- General relations and interests of students.
- The general policies of the library and extended learning.
- Acting as a consultant to the President of the University.