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Charter for the Governance of Hunter College (Approved by the Senate on 5-17-17; Approved by the Board of Trustees on 3-19-18)

Institutional Learning Outcomes (Approved by the Senate on 2-14-18)

Framework for the Assessment of General Education (Approved by the Senate on 2-28-18)


Hunter College Community,

The Provost Search Committee has concluded its national search and identified four highly experienced academic leaders to invite to campus. All members of the Campus Community are invited to attend and participate in the Open Session scheduled for each of the finalists, whose CV's will be available on the Hunter College Senate website the day prior to their visit.

Open Sessions will be scheduled in Hemmerdinger Hall, Room E 705, from 1 to 2 pm on the following dates:  Thursday, April 12, 2018; Tuesday, April 17, 2018; Thursday, April 19, 2018; and Monday, April 23, 2018.

Below is the CV for the Monday, April 23, candidate:

Dr. Lon Kaufman

Please remember to leave feedback for the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs candidates, please use the following links;

Dr. Yi Li

Dr. Marc Manganaro

Dr. Leon Wilson

Dr. Lon Kaufman

About Us


The Hunter College Senate, chartered in 1970, is the principal governance body of the College that holds a charter with the Board of Trustees. It has authority to determine College policy on all matters not reserved by the New York State Education Law or the Bylaws of the Board of Trustees for the President of Hunter College. Curriculum and related education matters; academic requirements and standards of academic standing; development, review and planning of facilities, staff and fiscal requirements; evaluation of teaching, and safeguarding the academic freedom of all members of the Hunter College community are under its jurisdiction. The Senate Comprises 202 elected members from among the faculty and students, and members of the administration appointed by the President. It elects a chair, a vice-chair, secretary and chair of the Evening Council who form the Administrative Committee.

Please read The Foundation of the Hunter College Senate by Richard Stapleford HERE