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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.


Faculty Senate News

Agendas, Records, and Recordings of Senate Meetings


Senate Forum Updates

July Update to Senate 2020 (PDF)

Syllabus Language for Required and COVID-19 Related Topics


University Faculty Senate Resolution on Return to Work 2020 (View PDF)
2020-2021 Senate Election Results
View the April 28, 2020 Senate Plenary Meeting (ZOOM)
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Senate Calendar
(Due dates for Senate Council Reports and Curriculum Proposals)
(Dates of Senate Council Meetings and Curriculum Report Publication Dates)
(Dates of Senate Plenary Meetings)
Contact Senate Officers
(Senate Chair; Chair Elect; Secretary; Immediate Past Chair)
Contact Parliamentarian or Historian
Contact Senate Staff
(Executive Director; Office Manager; Curriculum Coordinator; Curriculum Recorder; Assistant/Student Petitions; and Office Receptionist)