The mission of the Faculty Senate of Texas A&M University-San Antonio is to foster acommunity of mutual respect and cooperation within the University by facilitating effective faculty participation in academic governance by providing a means by which faculty may communicate their views in matters of concern to the university. The Faculty Senate provides an organization through which the expertise, experience, and skills of faculty may be engaged in the development of the university. The Faculty Senate is dedicated to the support of the mission and values of Texas A&M University-San Antonio. The Faculty Senate works to ensure that faculty is provided with the resources and academic freedom necessary to provide innovative and challenging programs of high economic and social value for our students, community, and region. Recommendations of the Faculty Senate are communicated to the President and the Provost of the University.