faculty governance

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. April 14, 2020

    Conway, Manera elected to lead faculty governance in 2020-21

    The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs has elected Colleen Conway and Annalisa Manera as chair and vice chair of U-M’s central faculty governance system for 2020-21. Their one-year terms begin May 1.

  9. March 17, 2020

    Three faculty members elected to SACUA after e-vote

    J. Caitlin Finlayson, Allen P. Liu and Kentaro Toyama have been elected to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the executive arm of U-M’s central faculty governance system.

  10. March 10, 2020

    Nine faculty members seeking three SACUA seats

    Nine people are running for three seats on the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the body that advises and consults with U-M executive officers on matters that impact faculty.