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Merced Division

Staff

MISSION OF THE OFFICE OF THE ACADEMIC SENATE

The Office of the Academic Senate facilitates the functions of the Merced Division of the systemwide Academic Senate, and contributes to the development of the Senate and UC Merced, by providing the administrative infrastructure and research and analytic support essential to shared governance. As experts in Senate policy, process and protocol, and with the history of the Division in mind, the office staff supports the membership of the Senate in executing its Regentally-bestowed responsibilities, most directly by facilitating the deliberative and legislative activities of Senate committees in consultation and coordination with the administration, campus stakeholders, and the systemwide Senate. As liaisons between the Senate and campus constituents, the staff advance awareness of Senate structure, function, and contribution to realizing the mission of UC Merced and the University as a whole.

Contact Information

senateoffice@ucmerced.edu

Staff

Responsibilities 

Systemwide Committees

Fatima Paul

Executive Director

fpaul@ucmerced.edu

209-756-6965

 

 

 

Divisional Council

Committees

Privilege & Tenure

Meetings of the Division

Admissions and Financial Aid

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Rules and Elections

 

Academic Council

UCOC

UCPT

 

BOARS

UCAADE

UCR&J

 

Simrin Takhar

Principal Analyst

stakhar@ucmerced.edu

 

 

Academic Personnel

Reserve Committee on Academic Personnel

Academic Planning and Resource Allocation

Research

Faculty Welfare and Academic Freedom

 

UCAP

N/A

UCPB

UCORP

UCFW, UCAF

Melanie Snyder

Senate Analyst

msnyder10@ucmerced.edu 

Office management

Undergraduate Council 

Admissions and Financial Aid

Graduate Council

 

 

UCEP, UCIE, UCOPE

BOARS

CCGA

 

Sang Lee

Senate Analyst

slee343@ucmerced.edu

Office Management

Office communications (website, newsletter)

Library & Scholarly Communications

Graduate Council

 

 

 

UCOLASC

CCGA