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Welcome to the James Madison University Faculty Senate.  

During fall, the Faculty Senate meets the first Thursday of each month. During spring, meetings are held the last Thursday of the month. Meetings are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Taylor 306 (Refreshments at 3:15).

Each academic unit is represented by a voting faculty member. Meetings are also open to all JMU faculty.

Madison Vision Teaching Awards

The Madison Vision Teaching Awards are jointly sponsored by the Faculty Senate and the Student Government Association. The award recognizes a commitment to excellence in teaching while displaying JMU’s principles of Vision and Engagement by “developing deep, purposeful and reflective learning, while uniting campus and community in the pursuit, creation, application and dissemination of knowledge.”  Recipients are chosen by the SGA and were recognized by the SGA at a ceremony on April 25th.

Congratulations to the winners: 

Charles Richard Bolyard, Philosophy and Religion

David Jones, Political Science/Washington Semester

Karen McDonnel, Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication

Faculty Senate Statement on the Immigration Executive Order - February 2017

Read the statement.

Faculty Senate Passes Motion on Faculty Value Commitments - December 2016

Read the resolution.

Computer Lottery Winners - November 2016

Winners listed by year.

Winners listed by name.