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Upcoming Meetings

Faculty Senate: September 28, 2021, 3:00-5:00 pm, via MS Teams|Executive Committee: October 5, 2021, 3:00-5:00 pm, via MS Teams

If you would like to participate in an MS Teams meeting, please contact kcushing@uvu.edu or hilary.hungerford@uvu.edu.

Faculty Senate Deadlines

  • February 7 - Final date for faculty to submit their Annual Review to their supervisor
  • March 15 - Final date for faculty to request change to tenure clock
  • April 1 - Final date Candidate submits Sabbatical Leave Request to Department Chair for the following Spring Semester
  • September 15 – Final date Candidate submits faculty portfolio to the RTP Chair for Faculty Tenure or Mid-term Review
  • December 15 – Final date Candidate submits faculty portfolio to the RTP Chair for Rank Advancement
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About the Senate

The Faculty Senate serves as the official voice of the faculty and an advisory body in university policy development, shared governance, and to promote the general welfare of faculty.

About the Senate
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Shared Governance

Faculty work with Administration to build strong relationships and participate in the development of recommendations relating to policy, curriculum, and all matters of professional interest.

Governance
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Members

Learn more about the members that comprise both the Faculty Senate and the Executive Committee.

 

Members
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Policies

Links to the Board of Regents policies, university policy manual, policy pipeline for those policies under development, and for policy comments under review in the Faculty Senate.

Policies
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Retention, Tenure, and Promotion

The process to earn tenure or rank advancement at UVU is an opportunity for each tenure-track or tenured faculty member to develop in these three areas throughout their careers and for the university to make a strong investment in faculty success and teaching excellence. 

RTP
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Resources

Other resources such as Roberts Rule of Order, Department RTP Criteria, Rank Advancement Criteria, Notable Policy Deadlines and General Tips, and the Goodwill Association.

 

Resources
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Agendas and Minutes

Executive Committee Minutes, Senate Agendas and Meeting Minutes, and other committee meeting minutes.

 

 

Minutes
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Faculty Excellence Awards

Awards to recognize full-time and adjunct faculty who have made significant contributions to UVU's mission through demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.

FEA