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December 1, 2016

Report of the legislative representative, December 1, 2016

Majorities for 2017–19:  The current majorities of a Republican Senate and Democratic House will continue, and all legislative races have been finalized (certified later in December). The House majority will remain Democratic, with a 50-48 majority, and the Senate will remain Republican, with a 25-24 majority (one of the 25 is a Democrat who caucuses…


Report of the secretary of the faculty, December 1, 2016

The Senate Vice-Chair Nominating Committee will soon be formed and will be seeking nominations for next year’s vice chair. The ideal candidate would be an accomplished senior faculty member who has served in leadership roles within the University and who has the breadth of understanding to speak for the Faculty across the university. If you…


Report of the senate chair, December 1, 2016

Dear Colleagues, The year is off to a busy, yet productive start. The Senate and University leadership remain committed to making substantive progress on shared concerns in regards to the existing faculty salary. We have focused our initial efforts on (1) strengthening the tools we already have available and (2) identifying areas where the current…