The Faculty Senate


All business pertaining to academic affairs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst must be voted on by the Faculty Senate. Faculty Senate meetings also 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, and presentations on matters of general interest by invited speakers.

2022-2023 Faculty Senate Meetings

The Faculty Senate will meet on the following dates during the 2022-2023 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 2022
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 15 

Spring 2023
January 26---CANCELLED
February 16 
March 9 
April 6
May 4 

Special Meeting 2023
May 18---ZOOM LINK