University Senate


The Humboldt State University Senate is a deliberative body guided by the principles of shared governance, and comprised of faculty, staff, administrators, and students. The University Senate is the University's primary policy recommending body

The University Senate usually meets every other Tuesday from 3:00-5:00pm, in Goodwin Forum (NHE 102). Please see the 2015/2016 Meeting Schedule for exact dates of all University Senate meetings.

The next University Senate meeting will be on May 10, 2016. The agenda and related documents will be posted prior to each meeting.

University Senate meetings are open to the public. If you would like to speak during the Senate's 3:15-3:30pm Open Forum, please sign-up. There will also be a paper sign-up sheet available in Goodwin Forum 15 minutes prior to each meeting.

Follow the Humboldt State University Senate on Instagram @hsu_senate

2015/2016 Senate Executive Committee Members

University Senate Officers - 2015/2016

Julie Alderson, Chair

Department of Art

(707) 826-3421

Stephanie Burkhalter, Vice Chair Department of Politics (707) 826-3925  

Andrew Stubblefield, Third Officer

Forestry & Wildland Resources

(707) 826-5328


Admin Support Coordinator: Paula Petersen

Humboldt State University