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Welcome to the College Senate at Buffalo State College

SUNY'S Buffalo State College is committed to shared governance via the College Senate. The Senate  is a formal partnership between the administration and the constituencies of faculty, professional staff, support staff, and students.  The Senate conducts business as defined by its By-Laws.


Senate meetings are conducted according to Robert's Rules of Order. The parliamentarian to the Senate is appointed by the Chair. Both the Parliamentarian and the Chair of the By-laws and Elections Committee should have copies of the same edition of Robert's Rules. The College Senate currently refers to the online version of the Fourth Edition of Robert's Rules of Order Revised.


Please call/email ahead for special appointments

Office of the College Senate
Cleveland Hall 211
Buffalo State-The State University of New York
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-5139

Officers of the Senate for 2019-2020

Chair: Joseph Marren-716-878-6008

Vice Chair:  Jason Grinnell- 716-878-5289

Parliamentarian:  Professor Emeritus, Slade Gellin

Assistant to the Senate: Vincent Masci- 716-878-5139 


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Buffalo State College Senate

Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Cleveland Hall 211
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-5139