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 Faculty Senate

The University of Montana

The Voice of the Faculty


The Faculty of The University of Montana-Missoula, in keeping with the traditions of American higher education, play a significant role in institutional governance.

Since 1961, the Faculty Senate has been at the center of faculty participation in the shared governance of the University. The Senate reviews, debates, and votes on issues pertaining to the academic welfare of The University of Montana in consultation and cooperation with the President and his administration.

Faculty are members of the University and have a vested interest in areas of academic excellence, as well as the general welfare of the institution. Committee service provides an opportunity to strengthen collegiality and shared purpose with fellow colleagues. Consultation with the expertise of the professorate assures the success of the University. Active faculty participation is needed for governing and ad-hoc committees to assure our joint success.



Liz Putnam, Chair

Steve Lodmell, Chair-elect

 Faculty Senate Office


Election Results


Performance Based Funding  / Bill / Report / Public Agenda / Proposed Metrics
Faculty Deadline Calendar
Cross-listing Taskforce

Curriculum Deadline Memo /e-Curr

General Education Rolling Review 
Curriclum Review Forms and Instructions
Approved Curriculum

Writing Course Guidelines
Information Technology Accessibility

Faculty Senate

The University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59812