Shared Governance

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Academic Committees

Academic committees guide university decisions in the pursuit of academic and research excellence.

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Senate, Curators and Trustees

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Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate representatives are the elected voice of faculty and represent them on committees and in communication with university administration.

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UMKC Trustees

Made up of civic and community leaders, the UMKC Board of Trustees works to strengthen Kansas City by supporting the university, its programs, faculty, staff and students.

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Board of Curators

The Board of Curators of the University of Missouri are appointed by the governor and act as the governing body of the University of Missouri System. They help shape the direction and success of the University.

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