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 2016/2017 Meeting Schedule for exact dates of all University Senate meetings.

The next University Senate meeting will be on September 5, 2017.

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

2016/2017 Senate Executive Committee Members

University Senate Officers - 2016/2017

Julie Alderson, Chair

Department of Art

(707) 826-3421

George Wrenn, Vice Chair University Library (707) 826-3412  

Mary Virnoche, Third Officer

Department of Sociology

(707) 826-4569


Admin Support Coordinator: Paula Petersen

Humboldt State University