The Academic Senate is the official representative legislative body of the University and speaks on behalf of the University community on matters within its purview. The purpose of the Senate is to recommend policy on curriculum, academic standards, criteria and standards for the selection, retention and tenure of faculty members and other matters that affect faculty and students.

CSU Channel Islands Academic Senate Executive Committee supports Black Lives Matter

Academic Senate Executive Committee Supports Black Lives Matter (PDF, 118KB)

Information for Academic Senate, 2023-2024

Please pardon our dust as we continue to update and improve our website for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. 

The blue menu box at right includes links to the schedule of Senate meetings (with materials), to Senate policies and resolutions, to rosters of current senators and committee members, to current service opportunities, and to the governing documents of the Academic Senate.

Senate materials are distributed via listservs — senate-announce-l [at] for non-senators interested in following Academic Senate and senate-senators-l [at] for elected senators and ex officio members of the academic senate.  Additional listservs used for communication and elections are senate-faculty-l [at] and senate-lecturers-l [at]

To be added to the senate-announce-l, consult these instructions (scroll to bottom of page). If you are concerned that you are not receiving messages from other listservs, please contact with your request to be added.

Questions? Updates? Want to connect?

Please direct questions and updates to  and be sure to always CC the following:

  1. The current Academic Senate Chair:
    Jason Miller -
  2. The current Academic Senate Coordinator:

Senate Office: BTW 1102
Walk-in assistance available Tuesdays & Thursdays 9am-12pm

Information for Past Years of Academic Senate

Archived Academic Senate Website

Archived Academic Senate Chair Reports

Archived Academic Senate Newsletters

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