The Senate is an advisory body to the University Chancellor. In fulfilling this role, the Senate:
- initiates the review of policies and/or procedures and make recommendations regarding interest/concerns that affect staff members;
- receives proposed policies or policy changes from the chancellor for review and recommendations;
- assists in the communication of issues and activities affecting staff members; promotes and facilitates staff participation in the university community;
- encourages a sense of community among all university employees.
¬†The Senate meets every first Wednesday of each month, except July. ¬†All general session meetings are¬†open¬†to everyone.