Open Letter on Fall Re-Opening

The Senate Chair has shared an open letter created by a faculty member in Physics with Senate Assembly members so they can sign the letter if they wish, and share it with colleagues in their units. The letter requests the disclosure of the University’s plans for...

Who Owns Course Content?

Some faculty members have asked who owns course content, including recorded lectures. The Faculty Senate Office obtained the answer to this question from the Center for Academic Innovation. Faculty retain the copyright of any content they create for any for-credit...

Faculty Senate Survey Complete

In July, the Faculty Senate Office ran a Faculty Senate Survey for Fall Semester Instructional Planning on behalf of SACUA to solicit input from Faculty Senate members. 875 responses were received. Faculty shared input about their willingness to teach in person in the...

Faculty Senate Town Hall

Faculty Senate hosted a virtual Town Hall on July 8 attended by President Mark Schlissel and Interim Provost Susan Collins. Over six hundred faculty members joined the meeting to hear remarks from the president and interim provost, and to listen to responses to...

Faculty Senate Survey Underway

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) is conducting a Faculty Senate Survey for Fall Semester Instructional Planning, which will run from June 25 through July 2. Faculty Senate members are encouraged to provide their input to inform the...