Faculty Senate — Advocate and Watchdog
Thank you for visiting the Faculty Senate website. By following
the links below, you can find out more about the important work of
the Senate, the Senate Executive Committee, and other Senate committees.
As the faculty's official voice at Penn, its
advocate and watchdog, the Senate is involved with issues vital
to the life of this University—and
Did you know?
The Faculty Senate Executive Committee:
Elects faculty members for Presidential and Provost searches.
Reviews and approves new teaching tracks.
Approved Penn's new patent policy.
Leadership meets with the President and Provost twice a month.
Now, the Faculty Senate wants YOU to
Read what the President,
and Faculty Senate Chair have to say to YOU.
Learn about the role
of the Senate, the Senate Executive Committee, and the Senate Chair
in the Penn community.
Find out what the standing
committees do from the Senate Committee chairs.
Discover why YOU should
The Faculty Senate wants YOU to