Next Faculty Senate meeting set for March 30 

All Vanderbilt faculty are invited to attend the next Faculty Senate meeting, scheduled for Thursday, March 30, from 4:10 to 5:30 p.m. Voting members (elected senators and deans) are expected to attend in person, and the meeting will be on the second floor of the Faculty Commons Building at 1101 19th Ave. S.     

A physical quorum is required for voting. All faculty and guests of the senate are welcome to attend in person. Nonvoting members are invited to join virtually by registering here: Faculty Senate Meeting Registration (listen only). 

Topics planned for the meeting include reports from the Strategic Planning and Academic Freedom committee, as well as remarks from Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs C. Cybele Raver, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professional Education Tracey George, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Tiffiny Tung and Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Education Bunmi Olatunji.   

The Faculty Senate is the representative and deliberative body of the faculties. Centrally involved in the governance of the university, it is made up of elected members, deans of the colleges and schools and ex officio members, including the chancellor.    

In addition to the March 30 meeting, the Faculty Senate invites faculty to participate in the following spring 2023 activities:    

  • Monday, April 3: In Conversation with the Chancellor – Update on faculty-led administrative improvements 
  • Monday, April 10: Spring Faculty Assembly  
  • Wednesday, May 3: In Conversation with the Chancellor – Sustainability
  • Thursday, May 4: Faculty Senate meeting   

Learn more about the Faculty Senate and your senator by visiting