University of Southern Indiana
Senate Function

The Faculty Senate of the University of Southern Indiana shall:

  • Prepare revisions of the By-laws.
  • Supervise and be responsible for faculty elections.
  • Create faculty committees, recognize the elected members, and define the responsibilities and authority of such committees.
  • Fill, for the unexpired term, vacancies which occur in any faculty committee.
  • Serve as a board of appeals for faculty committee actions that are unsatisfactory to those areas affected by the actions.
  • Serve as a channel of communications in matters of faculty between the academic faculty and the administration.
  • Serve as the representative agency of the academic faculty in matters of faculty affairs.
  • Participate in the formulation of basic policies pertaining to faculty welfare.
  • Participate in the formulation of basic policies governing the campus
    building and their development.
  • Assist in any endeavor to improve the functions of the University and assist in planning for the future development of the Univesrity upon the request of the president.


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