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 (which opens mid-fall and closes on January 31), 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. Learn about committee participation and shared governance by viewing this recent webinar recording & Committee Service FAQ Sheet. View all open seats for this election cycle here.
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.
|Name||Faculty 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 2023. You ARE eligible to run in the 2023 Senate policy council elections.