Senate Announcements

The Faculty Senate passed a Climate Action Resolution in May 2021 calling on the University to take action to address the climate crisis.

The UW Oshkosh Foundation’s Titans Rise campaign is a fundraising effort to help our students succeed in these unprecedented times. Click to learn more and support our students.

For the Academic Year 2021-2022 meetings will alternate between in-person and virtual. The first meeting of each semester will be held in-person. In-person meetings follow current COVID guidelines for classroom instruction.  

Senate Meeting Dates

Fall 2021

Sept. 21st (in-person)
Oct. 5th (virtual); 19th (in-person)
Nov. 2nd (virtual); 16th (in-person)
Dec. 7th (virtual)

Spring 2022

Jan. 11th (virtual as needed)
Feb. 8th (in-person); 22nd (virtual)
March 8th (in-person); 29th (virtual)
April 12th (in-person); 26th (virtual)
May 10th (in-person)

Senate Contacts

Faculty Senate President
Jennifer Szydlik
Professor of Mathematics
(920) 424-2102
Office hours: 2:00 -3:00 W/Th; 10:00 - 12:00 Tu/W; or virtually by appointment

Faculty Senate Office
April Dutscheck
University Services Associate
(920) 424-2102
Dempsey Hall, Room 205
Office hours: Virtually M–F, 8:00 – 4:30

The Faculty Senate is the primary governing body for the faculty in the University’s system of shared governance. As the faculty’s leading representative body, it has all the powers vested in the faculty except for those reserved by the Constitution or delegated to university committees, colleges, schools, departments or equivalent units. The Senate:

is the official organization through which the faculty can assert their primary responsibility for all academic and educational activities as well as faculty personnel matters.

actively participates in the study, formulation, development, enactment and review of the institution’s policies.

is responsible for cooperative institutional governance, effective communication and administrative oversight, and it exercises participatory rights over budgetary matters.

acts as a voice for all university faculty, represents their interests and maintains their prerogatives.