Faculty Senate

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. September 27, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  6. 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.

  7. April 13, 2021

    Liu to chair faculty governance for 2021-22; Finlayson is vice chair

    Allen P. Liu will serve as chair of U-M’s Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs and J. Caitlin Finlayson will serve as vice chair, following their election by SACUA. Their one-year terms start May 1.

  8. March 30, 2021

    SACUA approves statement condemning Weiser’s remarks

    The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs has approved a statement saying it “strongly rejects and condemns” Regent Ron Weiser’s recent comments to the North Oakland Republican Club.

  9. March 23, 2021

    Donald Freeman chosen to fill position on SACUA

    Incomplete information in an online directory has led to a change in the 2021-22 membership for the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs. Donald Freeman, professor of education, will serve for one year starting May 1.

  10. February 17, 2021

    Panelists at lecture explore challenges to academic freedom

    Three scholars dedicated to defending free academic inquiry and instruction spoke about academic freedom at home and abroad during the 30th annual Davis, Markert, and Nickerson Academic Freedom Lecture.