Faculty Senate

  1. February 8, 2021

    Panel to consider current challenges to academic freedom

    Three scholars will discuss the various challenges facing academic freedom during annual Davis, Markert, and Nickerson Academic Freedom Lecture that is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

  2. October 26, 2020

    Sixteen faculty members named to COVID-19 council

    SACUA has selected members of a council to meet with President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan M. Collins to bring forward ideas, discuss concerns and offer suggestions about the university’s response to the pandemic.

  3. October 11, 2020

    Three regent candidates make their case at virtual forum

    Candidates running for two seats on the Board of Regents talked about a variety of issues including the COVID-19 pandemic, tuition increases and systemic racism during an online candidate forum.

  4. October 7, 2020

    SACUA seeks members for faculty council to aid virus response

    The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs is calling for faculty to apply to a new committee charged with aiding U-M’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. October 5, 2020

    Campus briefs

    A roundup of short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  6. October 4, 2020

    Faculty Senate forum for Board of Regents candidates Oct. 9

    Four of the 10 people running for two eight-year terms on the Board of Regents will talk about their views and take audience questions during a Regent Candidate Forum on Oct. 9.

  7. September 19, 2020

    Faculty Senate reverses Schlissel no-confidence vote finding

    Leaders of U-M’s Faculty Senate have reversed an earlier statement and determined that a vote of no confidence in President Mark Schlissel’s leadership narrowly passed at a Sept. 16 meeting.

  8. September 16, 2020

    Faculty Senate reviewing vote on Schlissel no-confidence motion

    The result of a faculty no-confidence vote in President Mark Schlissel’s leadership is under review after questions arose about procedural rules after the vote.

  9. September 15, 2020

    Schlissel emails Faculty Senate about engagement, policing

    President Mark Schlissel says he will establish a faculty group specifically devoted to issues related to COVID-19 on campus, and also is developing a new initiative around public safety and policing.

  10. September 14, 2020

    Faculty to consider motions regarding pandemic response

    U-M Faculty Senate members will have a chance from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 16 via Zoom to weigh in on six motions, most of which are related to the university’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.