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The Faculty Senate is the primary way that faculty participate in university governance. It is elected in accordance with its own constitution that appears in the Faculty Handbook and approved by the Highlands Board of Regents. To carry out its responsibility, the Faculty Senate and its subcommittees meet on a regular basis. Meetings of the Faculty Senate are scheduled between 3-5 p.m, on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, while classes are in session.
The Office of the Faculty Senate is:
Purchasing Building Room 6
The Faculty Senate at New Mexico Highlands University has the following authority, responsibility and functions:
To initiate and review policies which affect the faculty at Highlands
To make studies and offer recommendations and advisory opinions on any matters germane to the welfare of the faculty and students
To create, update, distribute and permit electronic access to the NMHU Faculty Handbook.
To elect members to certain committees
To create ad hoc committees to study, investigate and make recommendations on matters that concern the well being of the faculty
Members of the Faculty Senate for the 2014-15 Academic Year are: