Faculty Senate

GMU Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate has the fundamental general responsibility to speak and act for the General Faculty on matters affecting the University as a whole.

The Faculty Senate has the particular responsibility to formulate proposals on matters affecting the welfare of the University and on university-wide academic policy. These constitute the primary advice of the Faculty to the Administration.

The Faculty Senate is the principal faculty advisory body to the President and the administration.


August 31, 2022

Contact the Faculty Senate Office

Phone: 703-993-2990
Buchanan Hall, room D021 (ground floor)
Mail Stop 5E5

Visit the Faculty Senate of Virginia Website

Legislative Report #3 - February 22, 2022

Legislative Report #2 - February 1, 2022

Legislative Report #1 - January 25, 2022

Last Updated: August 4, 2022

New and In Progress

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda - April 27, 2022

For security purposes, all attendees must log in using any valid Zoom account to join the meeting.

To watch a recording of the April 20, 2022 General Faculty Meeting, click here.
Passcode: 4aRhXp^S

To view the PPTs from President Washington, Task Force on Reimagining Faculty Roles and Rewards, and Enhancing the Mason Core, click here.

Faculty Senate Minutes
March 23, 2022

Faculty Senate Minutes
March 2, 2022

Faculty Senate Minutes
February 9/February 23, 2022

Task Force on Reimagining Faculty Roles and Rewards Community Forum
February 18, 2022

Recording: Click here
Passcode: !G33&B&H

PowerPoint slides

Task Force on Reimagining Faculty Roles and Rewards committee charge Fall 2021

Committee Reports 2021-22

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