University Assembly and Faculty Senate
UNIVERSITY ASSEMBLY MEETING, Friday April 10th @ 2:00pm – Synchronous Online Forum
The Spring 2020 assembly meeting will be held synchronously online so that we may all participate remotely, practicing social distancing for our individual health and safety. You will be able to join the assembly meeting by clicking HERE. [The link will be live and the forum open beginning at 1:40pm on that day.]
About the University Assembly
The University Assembly is the overarching governance body and is composed of key administrators, all full-time regular faculty, elected members of the Staff Senate, and student representatives selected by the Student Government Association. All legislative functions of the UALR Assembly are assigned to the UALR Faculty Senate subject only to the right of the Assembly to amend or rescind legislative actions of the Faculty Senate.
The Faculty Senate is composed of faculty representing each college, one senator for each ten faculty; the chancellor; provost; president of the Staff Senate; and president of the Student Government Association. The areas of the Faculty Senate’s legislative authority shall include but are not limited to the following:
- Admission requirements
- Curriculum and courses
- Degrees and requirements for degrees
- Calendar and schedules
- Awards, honors and honorary degrees
- Interpretation of its own legislation
In addition to its legislative authority and all actions taken under this authority, the Faculty Senate shall make comments and recommendations on matters of UALR concern and multi-campus concern.