The Senate is the representative council of the university faculty, with the participation of students, staff, and administration. It ensures faculty participation in governance and in the discussion of issues important to the university community. It aims to facilitate communication among University constituencies and to foster mutual respect and cooperation among the faculty of the various departments and disciplines, students, and staff. The Senate provides a forum for considering matters directly related to the wellbeing of the AUC community. Its resolutions are transmitted to the president of the University for consideration and appropriate action.