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The Academic Senate is the University of California’s faculty government. Through the Senate, faculty work in partnership with the administration to govern and fulfill UC's missions of teaching, research, and public service. Learn more...

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Davis Division News

2017-18 Chair's Welcome Letter

Welcome to 2017-18! My name is Rachael Goodhue, and I am serving my second year as Senate Chair. I am joined this year by Vice Chair Kristin Lagattuta. You can view the full list of Senate committee chairs and members here.

With notable campus and community enthusiasm, UC Davis has begun a new journey. “The foundation of our university is strong,” writes Chancellor May in his welcome message, “and we will continue to build on that foundation.” I join Chancellor May in his aspiration to propel UC Davis forward. Read More...

Faculty Spotlight

Hussain Al-Asaad receives the Undergraduate Distinguished Teaching Award

Undergraduate Distinguished Teaching Award

Hussain Al-Asaad, associate professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

(From Dateline) It is a standard feature of teaching evaluations that students will attest to the instructor’s mastery of subject matter. Rarely do evaluations express heartfelt affection for the instructor coupled with genuine admiration for pedagogical style. Read more...

UC Davis Dateline News

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