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. Steve Lem
    Office: 310 Old Main
    Phone: (610) 683-4471
    Email: senate@kutztown.edu or lem@kutztown.edu

    Vice President: Dr. Tony Wong
    Office: 213 Lytle Hall
    Phone: (610) 683-4407
    Email: wong@kutztown.edu 

    Secretary:  Dr. Mauricia John
    Office: 457 Old Main
    Phone: (610) 683-4724
    Email: john@kutztown.edu

    Management Technician: Mary J Bononno

    Office: 127 or 351 Old Main

    Phone: 484-646-4105

    Email: bononno@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 2020 Semester


    DATE
    September 3, 2020
    October 1, 2020
    November 5, 2020
    December 3, 2020

    LOCATION
    zoom
    zoom
    zoom
    zoom

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

     

    Spring 2021 Semester


    DATE
    February 4, 2021
    March 4, 2021
    April 1, 2021
    May 6, 2021

    LOCATION
    TBD
    TBD
    TBD
    TBD

    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 to Senators in the University Senate shell within D2L one week prior to the scheduled meeting.

    Please notify the Senate of representative changes so we may update membership in D2L.

    If you do not see University Senate listed under your pinned or unpinned courses, please contact the University Senate at senate@kutztown.edu to be added. 

    November 5, 2020 Agenda

  • 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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