The University Faculty Senate is advisory to the President and is concerned with keeping the University faculty informed and involved about matters affecting the University community.
The Senate seeks to improve understanding and cooperation among faculty, staff, and administration in their endeavors to promote the objectives of the institution.
From the Constitution of the UWA Faculty Senate:
"The University of West Alabama Faculty Senate is established with the belief that all individuals of the University have a devotion to the education of students and the advancement of truth and knowledge. The Faculty Senate will encourage a unity of purpose, improve the understanding and cooperation of the administration, the faculty, and the staff in their endeavors to promote the objectives of the institution. The Senate believes that it should preserve and enhance the positions of the individual members of the University community while encouraging them to feel a sense of personal responsibility and common involvement."