Voting for 49th Senate of the Academic Council underway
It's time for members of the Academic Council to vote for next year's Faculty Senate and to nominate full professors to fill vacancies on the Advisory Board.
Voting began at midnight, Feb. 3, to elect members of the 49th Senate of the Academic Council for 2016-17, and to nominate full professors of Stanford to fill upcoming vacancies on the Advisory Board.
Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 23.
For the 10th year in a row, the election will be conducted online, allowing voters to cast ballots from their computers on a secure webpage.
All Academic Council members have received emails advising them of the election and providing the link for submitting votes. Voters will be required to sign in with their SUNet ID.
Each year approximately half of the 55 elected members of the senate are up for re-election. Members of the senate serve two-year staggered terms.
The second round of voting for the 2016-17 Advisory Board, which will be open to all Academic Council members, will be held in late March and early April. The results will be announced in the spring quarter.
An election for the chair of the senate and for its steering committee will also be held in late March and early April. The results of the election also will be announced in the spring quarter.