University Senate

Mission

The purpose of the University Senate is to function as a representative body of the faculty and professional staff to the end of initiating and/or reviewing all academic policies and procedures and any other matters which impact the University.

For a complete look at KU's Governance Structure, please refer to the Governance Structure & Description. For important presentations relevant to University Senate, please refer to Ad Hoc Task Forces & Links.
 

  • Contact Information

    President: Dr. Lisa Frye
    Office: Old Main 254
    Phone: 610-683-4422
    Email: senate@kutztown.edu or frye@kutztown.edu

    Vice President: Dr. Cara Cotellese
    Office: Learning Center 209B
    Phone: 610-683-4493
    Email: cotelles@kutztown.edu

    Secretary: Dr. Julia Hovanec
    Office: Sharadin Art Studio 409
    Phone: 610-683-4815
    Email: hovanec@kutztown.edu

  • Meeting Schedule

    *Motions from Senators are due two weeks before the meeting date. Motions from Standing Committees are due ten days before the meeting date. Send to senate@kutztown.edu*

     

    Fall 2023 Semester


    DATE
    September 7, 2023
    October 5, 2023
    November 2, 2023
    December 7, 2023

    LOCATION
    AF 103
    AF 103
    AF 103
    AF 103

    TIME
    4:00 pm
    4:00 pm
    4:00 pm
    4:00 pm

     

    Spring 2024 Semester


    DATE
    February 1, 2024
    March 7, 2024
    April 4, 2024
    May 2, 2024

    LOCATION
    AF 202
    AF 202
    AF 202
    AF 202

    TIME
    4:00 pm
    4:00 pm
    4:00 pm
    4:00 pm
  • Next Meeting Agenda and Attachments

    Minutes and supporting documents will be available one week prior to the scheduled meeting.

    To view minutes and supporting documents sign in here.  

    February 1, 2024

  • Agenda Guidelines

    When submitting a proposal or item for inclusion on the Senate agenda, please include as much of the following information as possible:

    1. Date of proposal

    2. Recommending body and names of members

    3. Proposed change or recommendation

    4. The rationale for change;
      Any approval or routing process;
      Pertinent background information or history;
      Other persons or bodies having input

    5. Current policy or procedure, or past practice

    6. List of attachments

    7. Signatures of persons requesting placement of proposal on the agenda (a minimum of three signatures of Senate members is required)

    8. Email proposals to senate@kutztown.edu 2 weeks before the meeting date. Motions from standing committees are due 10 days before the meeting date.
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