East Carolina University
The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of East Carolina University. It is comprised of members elected by the general faculty, UNC Faculty Assembly Delegates and senior administrators who serve as ex-officio members. The functions, duties, and privileges of the general faculty and the Faculty Senate are stipulated in the ECU “Faculty Constitution,” which is contained in the Faculty Manual, and exercised under the authority of the University Chancellor.
"Shared governance in an academic setting is a fragile balancing act that takes placebetweenthe administration of the university and its faculty. It is the attempt by theadministration and thefaculty to solve problems and implement policies in a mannerthat benefits all the constituenciesof the university." (Don Sexauer, Chair of the Faculty, Pieces of Eight, 1998)