Senate of College Councils

The Senate of College Councils is the coordinating body for the individual college councils, which are composed of student leaders enrolled in the University’s colleges and schools. Since 1973, the Senate of College Councils has worked directly with the councils to represent students in matters related to their academic experience through their colleges and provide the opinions and sentiments of the college councils on academic issues to the university administration. The membership includes active members of recognized college councils. Official actions of the organization are carried out by the Executive Board and the Assembly.

Senate of College Councils provides input and initiatives University administration on such matters related to improving the academic experience of students, programming that promotes academic excellence, fostering relationships between students and faculty, and initiatives that foster a sense of belonging and positive student experiences.  Senate of College Councils nominates active members of college councils for various university-wide councils and committees when college council student representation is requested or required. The president and vice president are elected each spring by college council representatives.

More information about the Senate of College Councils is available in the Senate of College Councils office located in suite 2.102 of the William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center or at the Student Governance Organization website.