Officers: (L to R) Past Chair - Ben Ford, Chair-Margaret Purser, Vice-Chair - Richard Senghas
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.
Make no mistake about it: Sonoma State University is going to change, and probably change quite radically. . .We will change in no small part because the CSU will change. Because American public higher education will change. And we will have the change that is defined for us, or we will change ourselves. We have to own the change. We have to.Chair Purser's Convocation Speech