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  • Penn State President Eric Barron addresses the University Faculty Senate at Sept. 9 meeting

Faculty Senate News

2015-2016 University Faculty Senate Elections are now open for Faculty Senators who are serving this academic year (2014-2015).

All votes must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. (EDT) Friday, April 10, 2015. If you have any trouble with the voting application, or if you have questions, please call the Faculty Senate office at 814-863-0221.



The University Faculty Senate is the representative body of Penn State’s faculty with legislative authority on all matters pertaining to the educational interests of the University and all educational matters that concern the faculties of more than one college. In addition, the Senate is recognized by the University as an advisory and consultative body to the President on all matters that may affect the attainment of the University’s educational objectives.