The Academic Senate is a forty member body generally responsible for making recommendations on CSU Chico policy to the University President. The Academic Senate has faculty members elected from all colleges of the university, some at-large elected faculty, one staff member, and two student members: the AS President and the AS Director of University Affairs.

The Academic Senate has three major standing committees; the Executive Committee, the Faculty and Student Policies Committee (FASP), and the Educational Policies and Procedures Committee (EPPC).

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