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Mission: Faculty Assembly engages in shared governance with a spirit of mutual respect and partnership.


Faculty Assembly is the collective voice of UW Tacoma’s faculty.  We are the means by which the faculty performs its role in setting university policy for the purpose of advancing the university’s mission. Our responsibilities include setting admission and graduation standards, creating courses and degree programs, and establishing criteria for faculty appointment, tenure and promotion. The Faculty Assembly also advises the Chancellor on budgetary matters and other policies that affect the university’s ability to achieve its academic goals, as set forth in Executive Order IV.  Through elected representatives on its Executive Council, Faculty Assembly communicates faculty interests, positions, and decisions with administrators, and conveys administrative decisions, policies and priorities to UW Tacoma faculty.


Executive Council Meetings are in the Dawn Lucien Boardroom (GWP 320) unless otherwise posted.


 

Relevant News

Dissected female coho salmon showing presence of eggs, confirming prespawn mortality.

Saving Salmon, Inspiring Scientists

December 8, 2017

While helping to stop alarming Puget Sound salmon die-offs, UW Tacoma researchers are introducing middle-schoolers to the excitement of field research.

Dr. Frank Hewins, 2018 Superintendent of the Year

Frank Hewins: Superintendent of the Year

December 6, 2017

The 2017 statewide superintendent of the year is Dr. Frank Hewins, whose many connections to UW Tacoma help power the success of Franklin Pierce School District.

Anaid Yerena stands in front a map of tacoma

Planning for the Future

December 6, 2017

Assistant Professor Anaid Yerena's work on affordable housing comes at a time of rapid economic growth in Tacoma and the region.

"You gotta nourish to flourish"

De-Stress Fest

December 4, 2017

A week-long series of activities, organized by First Gen Fellows, is aimed at helping students survive the rigors of finals week.