What is the University Senate?
University Senate is the professional educational advisory agency for The United Methodist Church and all educational institutions related to it. It represents those interests held in common by The United Methodist Church and its affiliated schools, colleges, universities, and graduate schools of theology. Among other tasks, the University Senate provides an effective review process for the educational institutions qualifying for affiliation with the denomination and for denominational support. The University Senate has twenty-five members elected by the General Conference and is related to the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.
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