About Faculty Senate

The West Virginia University (WVU) Faculty Senate includes 123 Senators representing constituencies from the main (Morgantown, WV) and divisional campuses (Potomac State, Keyser, WV and WVU Institute of Technology, Montgomery, WV). WVU faculty members have the responsibility for guiding the academic pursuits of WVU. Faculty Senators represent all WVU faculty and are expected to communicate faculty views related to any academic matters to the faculty senate.

Faculty Constitution

Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m. in the Erickson Alumni Center’s Ruby Grand Hall. For all dates and times of meetings, visit the committee meeting dates page. All Faculty Senate meetings will be teleconferenced to regional campuses.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee will meet at 3:00 p.m. in the Mountainlair’s Bluestone Room. For all dates and times of meetings, visit the committee meeting dates page.

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    WVU Faculty wish recent graduates "Congratulations" on completion of their studies and recent commencement ceremonies. We have truly enjoyed working with you in the classroom, the laboratories, and the field. Do not forget to check in with your faculty mentors often to share your experiences.

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    The Faculty Senate at West Virginia University (WVU) is an elected representative body of faculty on the main and divisional campuses of the university. Its role is to focus on academic matters related to planning, governance, and curriculum implementation. In response to the established shared governance at WVU, the Faculty Senate provides faculty representatives on University committees and workgroups.

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    Faculty Senate and the Provost's Office have developed strong collaborations to build a strong curriculum at WVU. Together, we define the curriculum, support faculty to be better able to implement "best practices" for their teaching, research, and their service missions, and assess the impact of the curriculum on student learning and skills development.