Faculty Senate

The Columbia College Chicago Faculty Senate is an officially sanctioned body within the governance structure of the College. The Senate embodies the principles of shared governance and is driven by the collective will, expertise, and creative energy of its full-time faculty. The Senate empowers the faculty to provide authoritative communication and collaboration with the president of the College, chief academic officers, and others regarding policies and practices pertaining to academic excellence, creative and scholarly endeavors, and professional responsibility and conditions of employment. The Senate is the principle body responsible for deliberations, formulations and recommendations concerning academic policy at the College.