The Senate is the highest academic body in the university. The Senate is the final academic authority on campus and as such makes decisions of significant importance to students and faculty. The regular work of Senate includes awarding degrees and scholarships, approving new programs and revised curriculum, establishing regulations concerning students’ academic work.
The university operates on a bicameral system, with the Board of Governors being the senior corporate body and the Senate being the senior academic body. Senate draws its members from faculty, students, alumni and senior administration as well as representatives from the Board of Governors.