Faculty Senate resolutions
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.
Governing documents and resources
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.
About the Faculty Senate
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.
The Faculty Senate coordinates four faculty awards to honor and acknowledge excellence at work, and exemplary leadership and service. The awards are presented at the University's Honor the Best celebration, an annual event to recognize the outstanding achievements of faculty, staff and students. Learn about these awards, selection criteria, the nomination process and deadlines.