The records of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Faculty Senate (1967-2007) include minutes, agendas, publications, committee handbooks, faculty salary reports, annual reports, attendance records, bylaws, budget information, correspondence, grievances, policies, topics for consideration, election information, resolutions, retreat information, schedules, membership information, and other miscellaneous information. Also included are the records of myriad Faculty Senate committees and subcommittees, with their attendant minutes, agendas, reports, correspondence, and other documentation. The records of the UNO Blue Ribbon Panel on Part-Time Faculty (1997) have been separated from the other files. The Faculty Senate collection includes material that has not yet been arraged or described (2001-2007).
New material added 2015-06-18: Correspondence and meeting minutes (2009-2013)
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.
The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.
46.4 Cubic Feet (4 file cabinets, 37 boxes, 46 volumes)
File cabinets are arranged by topic or by committee subarranged by topic.
Boxed and bound agendas, minutes, and publications are arranged by date.
Materials received after about 2012 have not yet been further arranged or described.
Accession records are incomplete or absent. The materials originated with various members of the Faculty Senate. As of 2014, the UNO Faculty Senate has greatly curtailed sending new material to the Criss Library, as they retain their documents on their own website.
In June 2015, Sue Bishop of the UNO Faculty Senate transferred 3 cubic feet (3 boxes) of correspondence and meeting minutes (2009-2013) to the University Archives. This transfer was received by Les Valentine.
University of Nebraska at Omaha. Faculty Senate
Processed by Cynthia Taylor, Archives Assistant, 1980-2012.
Selected bound volumes, including the University Senate/Faculty Senate minutes, have been cataloged and may be found by searching WorldCat.
Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository