The Academic Senate is the principal representative body in the faculty governance system of The University of Texas at Dallas. It consists of not less than ten percent of the general faculty, elected annually. It has primary responsibility in matters related to the curriculum and general academic policy, and it works closely with the administration in other areas of university life.
Speaker of the Senate
Timothy Redman (A&H)
Secretary of the Senate
David Cordell (JSOM)
Vice Speakers of the Senate
Murray J. Leaf (EPPS)
Richard Scotch (EPPS)
Faculty Members are selected each year by the voting members of the General Faculty.
Each spring the new Senate elects no more than one-third of its members to serve on the Academic Council, which sets the agenda for the Senate. The Academic Council meets the first Wednesday of every month.
There are fifteen Committees reporting to the Academic Senate and fifteen University Wide Committees.
Proposed Policies of the Senate awaiting OGC approval
Strategic Plans of Schools
Updated: January 7, 2016