Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate of FIT is  governed by these bylaws:

Through its duly authorized officers and committees, the Faculty Senate shall play an active part in the governance of FIT, supplementary to and consistent with the policies of the Board of Trustees of FIT. As required by the Educational Law, 355, Section 605.1, "The faculty shall participate in the formulation of the policy relating to student health, scholarship, standards of admission, attendance and discharge of students, curriculum and other study programs, the granting of degrees, student activities, extra-curricular activities and student disciplines. The faculty shall also present recommendations to the President regarding (a) the instructional budget and (b) appointments, reappointments, tenure, special salary increments, promotions and leaves of absence of members of the instructional staff."


Faculty Senate meetings are open to all faculty and are held on the third Thursday of each month at, 1 pm. 

  • Thursday, September 21, 2023
  • Thursday, October 19, 2023
  • Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • Thursday, January 25, 2024
  • Thursday, February 15, 2024
  • Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Thursday, April 18, 2024
  • Thursday, May 16, 2024

Standing Committees

  • Executive Committee
  • Academic Assessment
  • Academic Standards (CAS)
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Evaluate Administrative Personnel (CEAP)
  • Instructional Technology (IT)
  • Sabbaticals and Release Time for Research
  • Student Affairs
  • Tenure and Promotion
  • Ad Hoc: Committee on Minor Programs

More Information

The Office of Faculty Services works in support of the Faculty Senate. For more information about Faculty Senate, log in to MyFIT and choose Faculty Senate in the Quick Links.