The Faculty Senate


All business pertaining to academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst must be voted on by the Faculty Senate. Additionally, Faculty Senate meetings provide an opportunity for the University community to hear announcements from University leaders, including members of the administration, the Faculty Senate Rules Committee, the Massachusetts Society of Professors, the graduate and undergraduate student government organizations, and others.

2020-2021 Faculty Senate Meetings

The Faculty Senate will meet on the following dates during the 2020-2021 academic year.  Agendas, minutes, and discussed documents are available by clicking the meeting links. All Faculty Senate meetings are held in Herter Hall, Room 227 and start at 3:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted).


Fall 2020 (Fall Meetings will be conducted via Zoom)
September 17
October 15
November 12
December 10

Spring 2021 (Spring Meetings will be conducted via Zoom)
January 28
February 18
March 11
April 1
April 22