Committees & Councils

Welcome to and thank you for your engagement in shared governance. Service on University Joint Committees, University Presidential Committees, and Faculty Senate Committees & Senate Policy Councils is the primary means of direct participation in University governance by faculty. 

During the nomination period (late fall through January), please submit this nomination form to self-nominate or nominate a colleague for Faculty-at-large membership to University Joint Committees, University Presidential Committees, and Faculty Senate Committees

The Faculty Senate Steering Committee is the executive committee of the University of Florida Faculty Senate
Only current Faculty Senators are eligible for membership on the Faculty Senate Steering Committee and the five Senate Policy Councils; please also utilize the above nomination form.

NameFaculty membership consists of:Seat filled by:Reports to:
Faculty Senate Committees UF Faculty Nominated by UF Faculty & elected by UF Faculty Senators UF Faculty Senate
Joint Committees UF Faculty Nominated by UF Faculty; Typically 50% elected by UF Faculty Senators and 50% Appointed by UF President/President's Designee UF President & UF Faculty Senate
Presidential Committees UF Faculty Nominated by UF Faculty & appointed by UF President UF President
(5) Senate Policy Councils *Current (at the time of the election) Faculty Senators Nominated by UF Faculty & elected by UF Faculty Senators UF Faculty Senate

*UF Faculty Senators in the final year of their Senate term ARE still eligible to run for a seat on the (5) Senate Policy Councils. Example: your term ends in 2020. You ARE eligible to run in the 2020 Senate policy council elections.