Loyola University Chicago

University Senate

Committees

Executive Committee

Please see "Executive Committee Officers" tab 

Academic Affairs and Research Committee

The University Senate's Committee on Academic Affairs and Research reviews, researches, and prepares recommendations on issues and policies related to scholarly research and academic matters in coordination with other academic review bodies at the University. 

Budget and Strategic Planning Committee 

The University Senate's Budget and Strategic Planning committee reviews, researches, and prepares recommendations on issues and policies related to strategic planning, resource allocation for the strategic plan, and assessment of institutional priorities and resource allocation -- in the interest of promoting transparency and accountability in our planning and budget process. 

Diversity Committee

The University Senate's Diversity committee reviews, researches, and prepares recommendations on issues and policies that impact the entire university community related to age, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability/disability, immigrant/migrant status, origin, and religious affiliation among faculty, staff, and students to maintain an affirming, safe, and balanced environment for all. 

Faculty Affairs and Staff Affairs Committee

The University Senate's Faculty Affairs and Staff Affairs Committee reviews, researches, and prepares recommendations on issues and policies brought to the attention of the Senate that relate to the professional development, experience, and contributions of faculty and staff at and to Loyola University Chicago. 

Student Development and Success Committee

The University Senate's Student Development and Success Committee reviews, researches, and prepares recommendations on issues and policies that relate to University support for academic success and to the co-curricula student experience. 

Bylaws and Elections 

The University Senate's Bylaws and Elections committee reviews, researches, and prepares recommendations on revisions to the University Senate's bylaws and coordinates and oversees the annual election of new members to the University Senate and executive committee.