Helpful Links for Faculty


American Association of University Professors: The American Association of University Professors is engaged in developing standards for sound academic practice and best practices in faculty governance. The AAUP publishes its Policy Documents and Reports (widely known as the Redbook, currently in its 11th edition), a copy of which is available in the Senate Office. The AAUP's 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure and Statement on Government of Colleges and Universities are both available online.

Brochure on Shared Governance: The Senate brochure describes the role of the Senate and its Standing Committees in the shared governance of the University.

Outlook Constituent E-mail Groups: Each Senator has a group of constituents he or she represents: Senate Constituent Groups 2017-18

Motions: Motion Logs include a record of all action items passed by the Faculty Senate, the Academic Coordinating Commission (ACC), the University Planning and Resources Council (UPRC), and other Senate standing committees.

Past Presidents of the Faculty Senate: Click here to see the list of Past Presidents of the Faculty Senate

University Policy and Procedures. Click here to see the University Policy docket and any policies in the 30-day review period.

WWU Faculty Club: Application for Membership.

XX_Legislative activity: This link takes you to the home of the Washington State Legislature where you can search for and track activity on current bills. Several groups work to ensure that higher education is a priority in Washington State. Among these are Western Advocates, a coalition of WWU alumni, students, faculty and concerned citizens. Another useful site is FYI-PAC.

XX Report, Lois Haignere: Compression Presentation (10/2006) by Lois Haignere