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. Working in the spirit of collaboration, and transparency the Faculty Senate’s committees and task forces focus on challenges integral to the advancement of the University.

We welcome your full participation as a faculty member and encourage your contributions and ideas!

Nina J. Solenski, M.D., Chair of the Faculty Senate

News and Announcements

Meeting Agenda (Feb. 9, 2016)
This meeting will include presentations from the Undergraduate Research Network and the Black Student Alliance.

Faculty Senate Newsletter (December 2015)
This issue includes an invitation to the University’s legislative forum, a call for donations to the Career Clothes closet, instructions to join, and more.

Meeting Minutes (Nov. 18, 2015)
Highlights include remarks from Provost Katsouleas, a presentation from student group UFUSED, and a vote on an Academic Affairs Committee proposal.

Meeting Minutes (Oct. 26, 2015)
Highlights include remarks from President Sullivan, a presentation from Madison House, and an overview of Title IX and Clery Act compliance.

Faculty Senate Newsletter (October 2015)
This issue includes a call for proposals for the next pan-University institute, information about the upcoming Diversity Dialogues, and more.

Meeting Minutes (Sept. 14, 2015)
Highlights include remarks from President Sullivan, information from the Academic Affairs Committee, and updates on faculty benefits and University cybersecurity.