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The Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate
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The Welfare and Governance Council is responsible for formulating and recommending to the Faculty Senate policy relating to the structure, functioning, and funding of the Southern Illinois University system and the organizational relationships among and between the Board of Trustees, the President, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, the School of Medicine, and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  On behalf of SIUE faculty not represented under a current labor contract, the Welfare and Governance Council concerns itself with all policies for faculty evaluation, salary, promotions, tenure, leaves of absence, recruitment, employment, retraining, development, rights and responsibilities, general faculty benefits, discipline, severance, and grievances.  The Council consists of a minimum of nine members from the Faculty Senate, appointed by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.  The Chair is appointed by the President, Past-President, and President-Elect of the Faculty Senate with the approval of the Faculty Senate.

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