Faculty Senate Members and Committees

2007-2008 Faculty Senate Calendar

Handbook for Academic Staff


The Constitution

Faculty Senate Administrative Office



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The Faculty Senate shall serve the Faculty on issues affecting the common purposes of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The Faculty's role in the creation, understanding, and dissemination of knowledge is held in the highest esteem, and will not be abridged. The Senate shall represent Faculty interests in the broader issues of education and research, including Curriculum, Promotion and Tenure, and Planning and Resources. The Senate shall advise the President of the Institute and the Board of Trustees as to the Faculty views in all matters. The resolutions of the Senate shall guide Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in scholarly activities and instruction. Important issues affecting the Faculty in general will be presented, with recommendations for action, at a general meeting of the Faculty each semester.

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Summary of the Faculty Meeting with Provost Robert Palazzo, August 22, 2007

Provost Resolution 7/17/07