The purpose of the Faculty Senate is to present the views and recommendations of the college faculty to the San Antonio College administration, to the Alamo Colleges District administration, to the Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees, as those views relate to policies on academic and professional matters.
Meetings of the Faculty Senate are conducted on the first Wednesday of each month, during the fall and spring semesters. Meetings may also take place during the summer months if the faculty senate President determines that an urgent matter demands prompt attention. With the exception of executive sessions, all meetings of the Faculty Senate are conducted as open hearings.
Ultimate authority rests with the Board of Trustees of the Alamo Colleges District and is delegated to the various district and/or college administrative levels. Given such limitations, the Faculty Senate represents and, within the limitations of their authority, acts on behalf of the faculty in all matters of general policy affecting the welfare of San Antonio College, and also acts in an advising, planning, and consultative capacity to the President of San Antonio College.