faculty governance

  1. January 24, 2023

    Senate Assembly passes statement against anti-Asian racism

    The U-M faculty’s Senate Assembly has approved a resolution condemning racism against those of Asian and Pacific Islander descent amid growing anti-Asian racism in the United States.

  2. January 13, 2023

    Lindsay Admon, Silvia Pedraza elected to fill SACUA vacancies

    Lindsay Admon of the Medical School and Silvia Pedraza of LSA have been elected to step into vacancies on the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, serving the remainder of terms ending April 30, 2024.

  3. November 14, 2022

    President Ono to address Faculty Senate at Nov. 21 meeting

    The Faculty Senate will meet Nov. 21 and feature an address by President Santa J. Ono. It also will include a discussion on whether to expand Senate membership to include clinical faculty and lecturers.

  4. June 27, 2022

    Luke McCarthy named director of Faculty Senate Office

    Luke McCarthy, an attorney with a background in education has been named director of the Faculty Senate Office, providing operational and administrative support to U-M’s central faculty governance system.

  5. June 1, 2022

    Faculty Perspective: Reporting structures for ethics, compliance

    Two faculty members advocate for the university to amend its structures for handling reports of alleged misconduct related to ethics and compliance.

  6. May 2, 2022

    Faculty Perspective: Reviving the AAUP at the University of Michigan

    Five faculty members outline the reasons behind an effort to revive the U-M chapter of the American Association of University Professors.

  7. April 12, 2022

    SACUA elects Silvia Pedraza chair, Durga Singer vice chair

    The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs has elected new leadership for the 2022-23 school year. Silvia Pedraza will be chair and Kanakadurga (Durga) Singer will be vice chair starting May 1.

  8. February 7, 2022

    Candidates being sought to run for three seats on SACUA

    The university’s central faculty governance system is seeking candidates to run for three seats on the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs.

  9. January 27, 2022

    Senate Assembly seeks to rescind felony-disclosure policy

    The U-M Senate Assembly is pushing back against a policy that requires current university employees to disclose felony charges and convictions.

  10. September 22, 2020

    Proposed UM-Flint faculty bylaws open for public comment

    Public comment is being sought through Oct. 7 on a set of recently developed faculty bylaws for UM-Flint. They were developed with the help of a task force recently formed by Chancellor Deba Dutta.