The Faculty Council represents the faculty to the university administration and may address any matter of importance to the university in general and to the faculty in particular. Membership consists of 35 faculty representing all three campuses (Lakeshore, Water Tower and Health Sciences). The University Staff Council is a body composed of staff employees of the Lakeshore Campus, Water Tower Campus and Maywood Health Sciences Campus elected by their staff colleagues to represent the concerns of and act as a voice for their constituents.The University Senate is a primary organization for University shared governance at Loyola University Chicago, and serves in an advisory capacity to the President of the University. Membership consists of 32 faculty, staff, students, and administrators, with the University Provost, Chair of Faculty Council, and Chair of Staff Council also serving in an ex officio capacity.