University Assembly and Faculty Senate

Welcome to the University AssemblyÔÇÖs web page. The University Assembly and the Faculty Senate are the primary legislative bodies for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

College of Education and Health Professions
President Vice President Secretary Parliamentarian
Shannon Collier-Tennison Lillie Wichinsky Karina Clemmons Nancy Hamilton
College of Social Sciences and Communications
President Vice President Secretary Parliamentarian
Andy Drummond Karen Kuralt Tusty ten Bensel Vacant
College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences
President Vice President Secretary Parliamentarian
Floyd Martin Al Adams Angela Hunter Rosalie Cheatham
Next Faculty Senate meeting, DSC, 1:00, Friday, April. 18, 2014

Agenda for 4-18-14 meeting

Draft Minutes from 3-14-14

Interim Census

New College Officer Nominations


Next University Assembly meeting, Dickinson, 2:00, Thursday, April. 24, 2014

Agenda for 4-24-14 meeting

Draft Minutes for 8-15-13 meeting

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.

About 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 SenateÔÇÖs legislative authority shall include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Admission requirements
  2. Curriculum and courses
  3. Degrees and requirements for degrees
  4. Calendar and schedules
  5. Awards, honors and honorary degrees
  6. 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.