University of Cincinnati Office of the President

University of Cincinnati Office of the President

Faculty Senate

Committee Name: Faculty Senate
Advisory to: President, Sr. Vice President and Provost, and the Board of Trustees
Charge: The university faculty, organized under and pursuant to rule 3361:50-3-01 of the Administrative Code, considers matters affecting the university and makes available to the president and the Board of Trustees its aid, advice, and counsel.
Composition: Two full-time faculty members elected from each of the degree-offering units of the university, the Division of Professional Practice, and collectively all the libraries, plus eight members elected at-large; one emeriti member elected by emeriti faculty; two part-time faculty elected from that group of part-time faculty who are teaching, on the average, a minimum of three quarter courses or the equivalent per year; ex officio members including the president of the university, the chairperson and secretary of the university faculty, and the faculty representatives to the Board of Trustees, the past chairperson of the university faculty, and the chairperson-elect.
 
The cabinet of the Faculty Senate includes the chairperson of the university faculty, the vice chairperson, the secretary, the faculty representatives to the Board of Trustees, and the chairpersons of each of the senate committees. In addition to its responsibilities to the Faculty Senate, the cabinet shall at all times be available for consultation with the president of the university.
Meeting Schedule: Twelve regular monthly meetings per year, plus special meetings as called.
Contact: Patty Gilbert, 513-556-0127, faculty.senate@uc.edu; patty.gilbert@uc.edu