The Faculty Senate is a representative body that is responsible for faculty participation in University planning and governance. Full Senate meetings are open to the public.
Welcome from the Chair
Welcome! The University of Virginia’s Faculty Senate represents all faculties of the University actively participating in University governance and advising the President and the Board of Visitors concerning educational and related matters affecting the welfare of the University and its community. The work of the Faculty Senate’s committees and task forces focus on challenges integral to the University. We welcome your full participation as a faculty member and encourage your contributions and ideas.
- Joe Garofalo, Chair
News and Announcements
Presidential Address: A Blueprint for the University’s Future
On Friday, January 30, at noon in the Harrison Institute Auditorium, President Sullivan will deliver a Presidential Address to discuss recent issues that have challenged our University community and the obligation we share now to focus our energies on shaping the University’s future entering its third century. The president will discuss the Rotunda restoration as a metaphor for how we can both overcome challenges and continue the process of building a great future for UVa.
A tape of the speech will be posted to the University’s homepage following the event.
Response to Rolling Stone article
November 21, 2014: The Faculty Senate Executive Council issues a statement in response to an article published in Rolling Stone magazine this week.
Faculty Senate Newsletter (Aug. 2014 edition)
August 5, 2014: The latest newsletter provides updates on Organizational Excellence, the NTTF task force, and the Honor Committee. Also, Gweneth West writes in memoriam of Frances Peyton, the Senate’s first administrative assistant, who passed away last month.
Progress Report: Provost’s NTTF Task Force
July 15, 2014: A Progress report from the Chair of the Provost’s Task Force on Non-Tenure Track Faculty is now available.
Resolution in Support of Benefits for Same Sex Domestic Partners
Approved by the Faculty Senate on Mar. 4, 2014
The Cornerstone Plan
The most recent version of the University’s strategic plan, The Cornerstone Plan, is linked above.