Faculty Governance and Advising Body
Northwestern University Faculty Senate is the elected and representative body of the faculty. It shall consider, make recommendations, and pass resolutions concerning matters of general university interest, including all educational and research endeavors, hiring policy, the tenure and promotion system, and campus life. The Faculty Senate will strive to protect academic freedom, promote excellence, equity, and diversity within the faculty and student body, and advance the general welfare of the university as a whole.
The Ombudsman Program provides a further resource toward resolution of faculty concerns regarding the work environment that have not been addressed through regular channels.
Organization of Women Faculty is both an advocacy group and a networking resource for women faculty at Northwestern
Medical Women Faculty Organization (MWFO) identifies, defines and studies issues that are relevant to women faculty within the Medical School.
UFRPTDAP (23K) - Guidelines governing appeals to the University Faculty Reappointment Promotion Tenure Dismissal Appeals Panel of a decision by a Northwestern University School or College not to recommend a faculty member for reappointment and/or promotion and/or tenure.