12.04.99.R0.01 Constitution, Bylaws and Rules of the Faculty Senate

Approved: September 1, 1996
Revised:  October 6, 1998
October 20, 2005
February 5, 2006
June 9, 2014
July 31, 2017

Procedure Statement

The Faculty Senate is the organizational vehicle through which the opinion of the faculty at Texas A&M University-Commerce is expressed. The Faculty Senate shall propose, investigate, study, discuss and recommend to the University President all such matters as it feels involve the true function of education at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The Faculty Senate shall also express the opinion of the faculty on questions laid before it by the University President, or upon order of the Texas A&M System Board of Regents, or raised for its consideration by faculty members. 

The Faculty Senate shall recommend the initiation, change or modification, or discontinuance of goals, policies, programs, methods, and practices which affect the education of students, the intellectual life, the role and relationships of the faculty, and the conditions under which learning and teaching are conducted at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Reason for Procedure

This procedure defines the role and responsibilities of the Faculty Senate, its officers and members.  The Faculty Senate represents the interests, opinions and recommendations of all faculty members (tenure track, non-tenure track, and academic professional track) as they relate to the administration and educational function of the University.
 

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