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Councils

Deans Council

The Deans Council considers matters of educational and administrative policy.

The Deans Council consists of the President and Chancellor, the Provost, the Executive Vice President for Health, and fifteen deans as follows per the University Bylaws: the deans of the College of Arts and Science; Faculty of Arts and Science; School of Law; School of Medicine; College of Dentistry; Graduate School of Arts and Science; Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Undergraduate College; Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Graduate Division; School of Continuing and Professional Studies; Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service; Silver School of Social Work; Tisch School of the Arts; Gallatin School of Individualized Study; and Division of the Libraries.

Faculty Senators Council

The Faculty Senators Council (FSC) considers matters of educational and administrative policy and functions as the Faculty/Personnel Committee of the Senate.  It designates representatives on the other standing committees of the Senate.  It may bring to the attention of the various committees of the Senate any matters that it believes should be presented to the entire Senate.

The FSC consists of 36 members as follows:

  • Thirty-three professorial representatives
  • Three professorial representatives appointed at-large

Student Senators Council

The Student Senators Council (SSC) considers matters in which the interests, rights, or responsibilities of students are involved. The SSC designates representatives on the standing committees of the Senate.  It may bring to the attention of the various committees of the Senate any matters that it believes should be presented to the entire Senate. 

The SSC consists of 23 members, 15 of which are regular student Senators elected as follows: two from each of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and the Tisch School of the Arts; and one from each of the other schools and colleges of the University.  In addition, there are eight student Senators appointed at-large.

Administrative Management Council

The Administrative Management Council (AMC) is the organization through which the administrators - management and professional personnel - of NYU participate in University governance. Representatives to the AMC are elected from within each school or division. The AMC initiates, deliberates, and responds to the issues and concerns of its administrative constituents and the University community. Additionally, the AMC is committed to promoting the professional growth and development of NYU administrators, and it is deeply committed to community service.

The AMC elects five representatives, including the current chair of the AMC and four others elected from within the AMC, to sit on the University Senate. AMC senators and alternate senators sit on all the standing committees of the Senate and may bring to the Senate’s attention matters of concern to the University's professional and administrative staff.


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