"There shall be established . . . a University-wide Faculty Senate . . . to consider the state of the University, . . . to make recommendations for its academic development . . . to inquire into any matter . . . that has implications for the academic function and welfare of the University and to make recommendations concerning such matters . . . and to be a channel of communications between and among the various faculties and between the collective faculties and the President and the Provost of the University."
- University of Rochester Faculty Senate Charter