Senate Assembly

  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. 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.

  3. April 20, 2022

    Senate Assembly urges creation of ethics, compliance office

    The Senate Assembly has passed a resolution urging U-M to form an office for ethics and compliance to help protect from retaliation members of the university community who report sexual misconduct.

  4. April 20, 2022

    Senate Assembly Resolution on an Office for Ethics and Compliance

    The Senate Assembly is urging the University of Michigan to create an office for Ethics and Compliance with an independent reporting line to the Board of Regents as soon as is practicable.

  5. March 23, 2022

    Four faculty members elected to serve on SACUA

    Four faculty members with backgrounds in biostatistics, philosophy, art and Latin American studies will soon join the executive committee of U-M’s central faculty governance system.

  6. 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.

  7. January 31, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  8. 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.

  9. January 27, 2022

    Senate Assembly resolution regarding U-M’s felony disclosure policy

    Whereas, the University adopted the language of Standard Practice Guide 601.38 in the wake of highly negative publicity about an individual faculty member, Whereas, the University already has a policy of criminal background checks of its prospective employees, Whereas, SPG 601.38 requires the reporting of a charge, whether proven or not, Whereas, BIPOC individuals in…
  10. April 19, 2021

    Senate Assembly resolution urges mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

    The U-M faculty’s Senate Assembly has approved a resolution that supports mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff, with limited legally mandated exceptions.