Pic of Chair and Vice Chair

Officers: (L to R) Vice-Chair - Richard Senghas, Chair - Margaret Purser

Welcome to the Academic Senate

The Academic Senate is the governing body of the faculty. Its committees oversee the curriculum, academic policies, the reappointment, tenure and promotion of faculty and it is the offical faculty body to provide opinion on matters affecting the University.

So what is this place, anyway? It’s a university. And we have a few bricks. We have a whole lot of mortar. … But what makes this place a university is what we choose to do here, as a university community, all of us. And how we choose to do it. …Let’s go make it the place that we want it to be

Quote from Chair Purser's Convocation Speech