Faculty Senate

at the University of Evansville

Scheduled Meetings

September 3, 2024
October 1, 2024
November 5, 2024
December 3, 2024
January 14, 2025
February 4, 2025
March 4, 2025
April 1, 2025
May 6, 2025

All scheduled meetings of the Faculty Senate begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Schroeder Boardromm on the second floor of the library (LI 203).



Comments, concerns and updates can be directed to Meg Atwater-Singer.

Faculty Senate News

Faculty Representatives to Board of Trustees committees:

  • Student Success & Academic Excellence: Evan McCracken
  • Enrollment & Engagement Committee: Lora Becker
  • Investment: James MacLeod

These terms end June 30, 2025.

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The Faculty participate in governing the university through the Faculty Senate, various college and department committees, and through several campus wide administrative committees. The responsibility of the Faculty is in educational policy rather than administrative decisions.

The Faculty, acting with the President, determine all matters of educational policy with respect to academic programs including degree requirements, honorary degrees, academic standards, and general University development. Acting on behalf of the Faculty, the Senate receives, reviews and acts on reports, recommendations, and proposals from its standing committees and individual Senators. Faculty Senate business is conducted through regular meetings of the whole, through the Executive Committee and through its standing committees. The Senate submits recommendations in writing to the University President. The President and appropriate staff review each recommendation and the President either approves, disapproves or returns the recommendation for further Senate consideration.

Administrative committees are appointed by the university administration and are not offically part of the Senate system of governance. However, their actions directly impact the faculty and the entire university and for this reason they are also listed on these pages.

A complete discussion of university governance and the role of the Faculty Senate and its committees can be found in the Faculty Manual.