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The University Senate is the representative body of the Arizona State University Academic Assembly.

The University Senate consists of all tenured and tenure-eligible faculty, academic professionals, and full-time contract faculty (i.e. lecturers and senior lecturers, instructors, clinical faculty, research faculty, and professors of practice).  Empowered by the Constitution (see ACD112-01) to “act for the Academic Assembly in matters relating to: academic affairs, personnel policies, faculty-student policies, finances and University services and facilities,” this site provides timely as well as archived information regarding the work of the University Senate and issues facing the university community.

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Chad E. Kennedy

Senator Spotlight November 2020

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This month’s Senator Spotlight honoree is Senator Chad E. Kennedy

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Faculty Achievement

A second wave of COVID-19 is rising in Arizona and across the U.S., causing exponential growth of new infections along with an increasing number of people hospitalized with the disease.

Under a cloudless blue sky on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus, Craig Turner fired up a thin R2D2-looking device and shot

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Just as our brains develop as we grow up, they can also decline as we age.