University Assembly and Faculty Senate
Welcome to the University Assemblyâ€™s 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|
|Vacant||Vacant||Karina Clemmons||Nancy Hamilton|
|College of Social Sciences and Communications|
|Karen Kuralt||Vacant||Tusty ten Bensel||Barb L’Epplattenier|
|College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences|
|Floyd Martin||Al Adams||Angela Hunter||Rosalie Cheatham|
Next Faculty Senate meeting, DSC A&B, 1:00, Friday, August 29, 2014
Agenda for 4-18-14 meetingÂ (for reference)
Next University Assembly meeting, Dickinson, 2:00, Thursday, August 15, 2014
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.
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 Senateâ€™s legislative authority shall include but are not limited to the following:
- Admission requirements
- Curriculum and courses
- Degrees and requirements for degrees
- Calendar and schedules
- Awards, honors and honorary degrees
- 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.