Faculty Senate

  1. August 29, 2022

    Faculty governance chair considers coming academic year

    As a new academic year gets underway, the Record asked Silvia Pedraza, chair of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, for her thoughts on the coming year.

  2. July 28, 2022

    Two running for Faculty Senate seat on police oversight panel

    Voting is open until Aug. 2 in the two-candidate race for the Faculty Senate member seat on the university’s Police Department Oversight Committee. Bryan Karle Roby of LSA and Stephen J. Rush of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance are running.

  3. 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.

  4. March 14, 2022

    Ten faculty members seek four seats in SACUA election

    Ten people are running for four 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.

  5. October 7, 2021

    Faculty Senate passes resolutions on pandemic, sexual misconduct

    Faculty Senate members have passed a series of resolutions asking the university to take actions related to its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and sexual misconduct allegations.

  6. October 5, 2021

    Faculty Senate hears from resolution backers, Schlissel, Collins

    President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan M. Collins spoke during a Faculty Senate meeting that included faculty members criticizing aspects of the university’s pandemic response.

  7. September 30, 2021

    Schlissel responds to proposed Faculty Senate resolutions

    President Mark Schlissel sent an email to Faculty Senate members clarifying information related to five resolutions they’ll vote on next week, saying the proposals give the wrong impression about COVID-19 on campus.

  8. September 27, 2021

    Five motions up for vote at Oct. 4 Faculty Senate meeting

    Faculty Senate members will hear from President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan M. Collins and also vote on five motions when they meet at 3:15 p.m. Oct. 4. The meeting will take place in the Honigman Auditorium at the Law School.

  9. September 27, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  10. July 19, 2021

    Faculty survey supports mandatory COVID-19 vaccination at U-M

    A majority of faculty members who answered a survey about mandatory COVID-19 vaccination at U-M believe the vaccine should be required for all students, faculty and staff, with limited medical and religious exemptions.