The Governance system at the University of Kansas has been described as
a "shared" system of governance.
Article I, Section 9 University Senate Code describes the authority
of the University Senate as follows: "Subject to and in accordance with the control of the Chancellor and the Board of Regents as provided by law, the University Senate is empowered to formulate such Rules and Regulations as it shall deem wise … and shall take such steps as it shall deem necessary for their implementation and administration. Affairs of the University which directly affect the entire Lawrence campus include, but are not limited to, academic procedures and policies (such as the requirements for graduation and degrees, the methods of evaluating academic work, and the standards of academic conduct of faculty and students) common to the College and all Schools, class and examination schedules, the calendar, the libraries, campus-wide activities and events, the role of the University in public affairs, participation in organization and administration, the framing and execution of long-range plans, decisions regarding existing or prospective resources, and fiscal affairs ."
University Governance Committees, Boards and Task Forces
(Membership, charges, minutes and final reports)
FACULTY SENATE RESEARCH COMMITTEE -