Contact Information
Michael P. Koch


Presiding Officer of Faculty

Chair of College Senate


State University of New York

College at Oneonta

Oneonta, NY  13820



College Senate


The Role of the College Senate

The State University of New York, College at Oneonta College Senate is the representative body through which the faculty, staff and students participate in College affairs and shared governance. The College Senate shall provide a forum for the campus community to participate in the initiation, development, and implementation of the educational mission of the College. The Senate is empowered to act for the Faculty of the State University College at Oneonta in all matters, procedures, and prerogatives reserved to said Faculty in its meetings.

New Announcements

Meeting Dates

February 05, 2018:

University Faculty Senate Winter Plenary Post-Plenary Report.

October 27, 2017:

October 11, 2017:

ESLO Open Forum: On Monday, October 16, from 3pm until 5pm in HIRC1 there will be an Open Forum to discuss the proposal to adopt SUNY Oneonta specific Essential Learning Outcomes. Please attend if you are able to. Related documents:

For online discussion, a discussion board has been created in the College Senate Blackboard Organization. Any member of the campus community should be able to enroll in the College Senate Blackboard Organization, and instructions for enrolling can be found here.

May 8, 2017:

April 24, 2017:

SUNY Presidential Search Procedure

March 20, 2017, from UFS:

Registration is now open for the third annual SUNY Faculty Advisory Council on Teaching and Technology (FACT2) Symposium, to be held Friday, April 7 at SUNY System Administration in Albany, NY. This year's Symposium topic is Virtual and Alternative Labs for the STEM subjects. UUP will subsidize member attendance. Click here for more information, to view the full Program, or to Register.

February 13, 2017:

Memo from SUNY General Council regarding the Board of Trustees' resolution on immigration policy and undocumented students.

February 3, 2017:

Governance Processes (updated January 2017)

January 30, 2017:

January 27, 2017:

From the University Faculty Senate Winter 2017 Plenary


Endorsed Statements

January 25, 2017:

December 14, 2016:

Summary of ongoing governance processes (Old: See updated document for January 2017 above)

November 28, 2016:

Proposed reorganization scenarios feedback site.

October 21, 2016:

TeachNY Advisory Council Report of Findings and Recommendations

October 13, 2016:

Applied Learning Documents

October 3, 2016:

How to enroll in the Senate Blackboard Organization

August 30, 2016:

RTP Task Force - Final Report

Proposed Time Pattern Changes


College Senate Meetings
3:00-5:00 pm
Morris Conference Center
Craven Lounge

Fall 2017
Monday, September 11, 2017
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
Monday, December 4, 2017

Spring 2018
Monday, February 5, 2018
Monday, February 19, 2018
Monday, March 19, 2018
Monday, April 2, 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018
Monday, April 30, 2018

Steering Committee Meetings 3:00-5:00 pm
Fitzelle 169

Fall 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017,
Monday, October 30, 2017,
Monday, November 13, 2017,
Monday, November 27, 2017
Monday, December 11, 2017 (if necessary)

Spring 2018
Monday, January 29, 2018,
Monday, February 12, 2018,
Monday, March 12, 2018,
Monday, March 26, 2018,
Monday, April 9, 2018,
Monday, April 23, 2018