The Faculty Senate serves as the representative body of the faculty of UCA.
The faculty includes those full-time employees of the university who hold the rank of instructor, lecturer, assistant professor, associate professor, or professor and those full-time employees of the university with teaching included as a responsibility of their appointment.
The Faculty Senate is the representative body of the faculty at UCA. According to the Senate constitution, its role is to review university policies in all areas pertaining to academics (e.g. curriculum, standards, academic programs, faculty affairs, continuing education), to review policy proposals that are approved from the university's standing committees, to represent the faculty in matters relating to faculty welfare, and to select faculty members for service on standing university committees.
Faculty Submission of Issues All concerns and proposals from faculty members may be submitted in writing to the Faculty Senate President. The President, in a timely fashion, will submit the issue (concern or proposal) to the appropriate Faculty Senate Committee.
Senate Officers 2012-2013
Dr. Charles D. Watson--Faculty Senate President
Dr. Don B. Bradley -- Faculty Senate Vice-President/President-Elect