University Senate

About Us

The University Senate is an essential component of University governance. It is comprised of Emory faculty, staff, and students.

Senate members are called on to:
  • Consider and make recommendations regarding all matters of general university interest, including matters referred to it by the president or Board of Trustees
  • Review all new policies and changes to existing policies
  • Submit recommendations to the president on any matter affecting the interests of the university
  • Make recommendations regarding honorary degree recipients

During the academic year, the University Senate holds monthly meetings and shares minutes online. Committees address issues related to specific topics.