The primary university-wide faculty organizational unit is the Faculty Senate. It may address any topic that it deems appropriate but is primarily concerned with providing study, discussion, and communication on fairly broad matters of university concern. The Senate is the voice of the faculty and makes recommendations on policy matters to the President. The Faculty Senate is composed of one member elected by each academic department of the university and one professional librarian. The Constitution of the Faculty Senate is contained in A&M-Commerce Procedure 12.04.99.R0.01.
Texas A&M University-Commerce will be recognized as a premier regional university, distinctive for high expectations, a nurturing environment and innovations in the enhancement of learning to produce graduates who distinguish themselves in their chosen careers and as active contributing members of society.
By focusing on access, participation and success of students in quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs,Texas A&M University-Commerce will become the university of choice for those seeking a higher education in the Northeast Texas area. As a result, Texas A&M University-Commerce will be recognized for the creation of partnerships and initiatives that promote intellectual, social, environmental, economic and cultural advancement of their region and state.
The Faculty Senate represents the faculty and professional librarians of Texas A&M University-Commerce by studying and investigating matters of concern and recommending constructive changes to the president of the university.