About the Merced Division

 

MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UC MERCED ACADEMIC SENATE 

The Merced Division of the Academic Senate is the conduit through which the UC Merced faculty, as per the powers delegated to them by the Board of Regents, share in the governance, operation and management of the University.  Through the Academic Senate’s deliberative committee structure, the faculty are empowered to determine academic policy, set conditions for admission and the granting of degrees, authorize and supervise courses and curricula, and advise the administration on faculty personnel actions, academic space and resource allocation, and budgets.