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Faculty Senate

Representative and elected body of the faculty

Resolutions, Motions & Initiatives

Approved during the 2022-2023 academic year

The Faculty Senate approved the following motion on November 9, 2022:
The Faculty Senate of Northwestern University expresses its concern for LGBTQ residents and visitors in Qatar, where the University has a campus.

On November 9, 2022 , the Faculty Senate voted to endorse the sentiment expressed in a letter from the Organization of Women Faculty sent to President Michael Schill and Board of Trustees Chair Peter Barris. 

On October 12, 2022, the Faculty Senate approved a motion to send a letter from the Organization of Women Faculty to the appropriate committees with the understanding those committees would report back to Senate at the November 9, 2022 meeting. 

The Faculty Senate approved the following Committee on Cause members on October 12, 2022: 
Senator Joseph Ferrie (Chair); Senator Caryn Ward; Senator David Uttal; Senator Mark Johnson; Senator Christina Lewicky-Gaupp; Senator Sarah Bartolome; Senator Ellen Wartella.

The Faculty Senate approved the following standing committee chairs on October 12, 2022:

Senator Therese McGuire, Budget & Planning Committee; Senator Joseph Ferrie, Committee on Cause; Senator Jill Wilson, Educational Affairs Committee; Senator Kalyani Chadha, Faculty Handbook Committee; Senator Ana Aparicio, Faculty Rights & Responsibilities Committee; Senator Mark Witte, Governance Committee; Senator Anne Waller, Non-Tenure Eligible Committee; Senator Tom Hope, Research Affairs Committee; Senator Robert McDonald, Salary & Benefits Committee; Senator Gina Petersen, Secure Faculty Survey Committee; Senator Celia O'Brien, Social Responsibility Committee; Senator Ana Maria Acosta, Student Affairs Committee.



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