The Faculty Senate at the University of Nevada, Reno is the principle representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. The Faculty Senate represents faculty interests through shared governance activities and provides services to faculty. Please feel free to contact Brian Frost, Faculty Senate Chair, or the Faculty Senate office.
Brian Frost, 2019-2020 Faculty Senate Chair
The Faculty Senate meets regularly to discuss faculty welfare, campus policies, University activities and develop recommendations for University administration.
Faculty Senate committees report to the Faculty Senate chair and are active across a range of campus- and system-wide issues, activities and policies. There are ten standing committees, as well as ad hoc committees as needed.
The Faculty Senate is comprised of representatives from each academic and major administrative unit across the University. Learn more about Faculty Senators and Executive Board members.
The Faculty Senate passes resolutions regarding issues that impact not only faculty but the campus community as well. Read more about these resolutions and actions.
The Faculty Senate maintains a robust list of resources, such as NSHE policies and institutional bylaws, and offers a wide array of faculty support services.
The Faculty Senate is the primary body that represents faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno. Comprised of representatives from each academic and administrative unit, the Faculty Senate serves as an advocate for faculty welfare.