Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Committees

University Curriculum Committee

Responsible for policy recommendations for degree requirements, the addition or deletion of degrees or majors, and other curricular issues affecting more than one college. Standing subcommittees include Graduate Studies and Honors.

Core Curriculum Committee

Responsible for policy recommendations on matters related to the university core curriculum including approval of new core courses, changes to core courses, and deleting core courses. This committee shall coordinate with the University Curriculum Committee as appropriate and necessary.

Academic Affairs Committee

Responsible for policy recommendations regarding issues of teaching, student learning, support services for academic programs, academic quality, institutional mission, and the creation or discontinuation of academic programs or units. Standing subcommittees include International Studies and Programs, Athletics, and Service Learning.

Student Affairs and Enrollment Committee

Responsible for policy recommendations regarding student life, campus safety, admission, enrollment and retention policies.

Faculty Affairs Committee

Responsible for policy recommendations regarding faculty rank and compensation, selection procedures for academic administrative personnel, scholarship and creative efforts of faculty, and faculty leaves.

For more information on any of the committees listed above, please contact Senate Chair, Dr. Elizabeth Mix, at emix@butler.edu.