Faculty Senate

Sierra States University has a faculty senate that is made up of faculty members. At Sierra States University, the Faculty Senate meets regularly to review, discuss and approve any newly proposed program, curriculum, change and modification of curriculum, academic policies and procedure, etc. The duties and responsibility of the Faculty Senate include periodic review and approval of academic freedom, faculty duties and responsibilities, welfare of faculty, academic handbook, academic calendar, etc. The details of Faculty Senate roles and responsibilities are stipulated in the bylaws of Faculty Senate.