Faculty Senate


The purpose of the Faculty Senate of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke shall be to serve as the principal academic policy-making body of the University, subject to review and approval by the Chancellor; to serve as an advisory and consultative council to the Chancellor and other administrators; and to receive from Senate Committees or University Departments recommendations concerning policies of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke upon which the Senate may deliberate and act.


The Senate consists of the Chancellor of the University, the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, three General Faculty members from each of the Divisions of Arts, Education, Letters, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and nine General Faculty members elected at-large by the General Faculty.

Committee Structure

The Senate has three types of committees: Operations Committees (Committee on Committees and Elections, Executive Committee, and Committee on Faculty Governance), Standing Committees (Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Campus Life, Faculty and Institutional Affairs), Subcommittees of the Standing Committees, and Continuing and Special Committees.


The Senate meets the first Wednesday of each month during the academic year in the Education Building, room 223.

For more information about Faculty Senate, contact Dr. Mitu Ashraf, Chair, at 910.521.6464 or email