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EIU Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate

The goal of the Faculty Senate and the Councils is to represent faculty in the shared governance of the university, in the best interests of the university, its students and employees.

About Us 

The Faculty Senate, along with the Council on Academic Affairs (CAA), the Council on Graduate Studies (CGS), the Council on Teacher Education (COTE), and the Council on Faculty Research (CFR), constitute the comprehensive shared governance system of Eastern Illinois University.

The goal of the Faculty Senate and the Councils is to represent faculty in the shared governance of the university, in the best interests of the university, its students and employees.

The Faculty Senate represents faculty in all matters affecting the welfare of the university, except in matters within the scope of collective bargaining as determined by Regulations for Collective Bargaining by Academic Employees, or where limited by relevant law. CAA, CGS, COTE, and CFR represent faculty on issues of curriculum and programs, as stated in their respective by-laws.

Dr. Paul Switzer is the recipient of the 2021 Luis Clay Mendez Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Grant Sterling and Dr. Jeff Stowell are the joint recipients of the 2022 Distinguished Faculty Award.

Check out the Spring 2022 Faculty Forum (Zoom recording).

Going All-In on Recruitment: Student recruitment is a campus-wide effort. Faculty can assist in a number of ways: Participating in Visit Days, keeping department and faculty web information up-to-date and engaging, referring star students, filling out the "Recommend a Panther" form, and spreading the word about the EIU Advocates program. Check out the Admissions To-Go Bag and sign up for the Enrollment Management Newsletter for updates. 

Meetings AY 2022-2023

Meetings will be held in the Witters Conference Room in Booth Library on the dates listed below. Teams meetings will be held in tandem with the Witters Conference Room meetings in order to accommodate senators unable to be physically present. Meetings begin at 2:00 p.m.

Fall 2022: 9/6, 9/20, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, and 11/29

Spring 2023: 1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/4, and 4/18

Agenda: September 6, 2022

Minutes from previous sessions are available here.

 

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Faculty Senate

Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
tabruns@eiu.edu


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