University Senate

University Senate Purpose

The University Senate provides a forum for faculty, administrators, librarians, administrative professionals, professional staff and students to discuss and make policy recommendations on academic issues to the University Administration. The University Senate recognizes the prerogatives and jurisdiction of the faculty/professional staff bargaining agent and the government organizations at all times.

University Senate Preamble

The Montclair State University community, committed to the concept of shared governance, to the encouragement of mutual respect, and to a general concern for academic and administrative excellence, affirms the principles of open discussion, frequent and timely communication, and direct involvement in the affairs and decision-making processes of the University as set forth in this Constitution of the University Senate of Montclair State University.