The Manhattan College Senate, first convened in 1972, is the formal and official voice of the college community. It is a college-wide body, representing all facets of campus life and comprised of students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni. It deals with matters of college-wide concern.
The Senate is composed of 28 members, 9 from the student population, 11 from the faculty, 5 from the administration, 2 from the staff and one from alumni. See a list of Senate members.
The Senate has four standing committees: the Agenda Committee, the Educational Affairs Commission, the Campus Life Committee and the Resources Commission.
There are four officers of the Senate: the speaker, two deputy speakers and the secretary. The speaker and deputy speakers, each elected for one academic year, must represent the students, faculty and administration. The secretary, elected for one academic year, can come from any constituency.
|First Deputy Speaker||TBA|
|Second Deputy Speaker||Tim Ward|
|Secretary||Snehanjani 'Sandy' Shivakumar|
|Chair of Educational Affairs Commission||TBA - Fall|
|Chair of Campus Life Committee||TBA - Fall|
|Chair of Resources Commission||TBA - Fall|
All officers can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.