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New Mexico State University Faculty Senate 

Promoting Shared Governance and Academic Excellence 

The Faculty Senate at New Mexico State University serves as the representative voice of NMSU’s faculty, and is responsible for shared governance of the institution. Consisting of 68 elected senators, the Faculty Senate holds the legislative power to oversee policies that impact the academic mission of NMSU. The Chair and Vice-Chair lead the Senate and are advised by the Senate Leadership Committee. The Senate meets monthly to carry out duties in a timely manner.