The purpose of the Faculty Senate is to create an effective faculty organization that can enter into partnership for shared responsibility and cooperative action between the faculty, administration, staff, and students in order to promote the general welfare of the university.

Note:  President Sands will be visiting the Faculty Senate Meeting on October 31, 2017, and Rector Treacy will be visiting during the  November 28, 2017 meeting.  

September 2017 Faculty Constituency Report

Faculty Senate Joint Resolution Regarding the Elimination of DACA

Faculty Senate Resolution Regarding Immigration Ban


To: All Participants
From: Montasir Abbas

Dear Senators:
Please distribute widely and encourage faculty to share this statement in their classes:

Faculty Senate Statement Reaffirming the Virginia Tech Principles of Community

Monty Abbas
President, Virginia Tech Faculty Senate, 2016-17



Note meeting location- All meetings during the fall semester are located in the New Classroom Building, Room 160, except for the November 14, 2017 meeting, which is in Pamplin Hall, Room 32.


Meetings dates are:

  • September 5, 2017
  • September 19, 2017
  • October 3, 2017
  • October 17, 2017
  • October 31, 2017
  • November 14, 2017
  • November 28, 2017
  • December 12, 2017 (if needed)