University Assembly and Faculty Senate

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

Next Regular Faculty Senate meeting, DSC B&C, 1:30, Friday, October 17, 2014 Rescheduled to October 24, 2014, Location: Dickinson

Agenda for 10-17-2014 meeting (rescheduled) … replaced by the Agenda for the 10-24-2014 meeting

Minutes for 9-19-2014 meeting [DRAFT]

Agenda for 9-19-2014 meeting (for reference)

Baccalaureate Degree Requirements Committee Report, cited in agenda

Minutes for the 8-29-2014 meeting (DRAFT)

Agenda for the 8-29-2014 meeting (for reference)

Next University Assembly meeting, DSC A,B, &C, 2:00, Thursday, January 15, 2015, 2:00 (tentative)

Agenda for 1-15-2015 meeting

Minutes for 8-14-2014 meeting (DRAFT)

Agenda for 8-14-14 meeting (for reference)

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 Senate’s 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.

College of Education and Health Professions
President Vice President Secretary Parliamentarian
Jim Vander Putten Preston Molsbee Karina Clemmons Nancy Hamilton
College of Social Sciences and Communications
President Vice President Secretary Parliamentarian
Karen Kuralt Vacant Tusty ten Bensel Barb L’Epplattenier
College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences
President Vice President Secretary Parliamentarian
Floyd Martin Al Adams Angela Hunter Rosalie Cheatham