The Senate provides a systematic means for the effective participation of the faculty in the affairs of the college, and adequate channels for the administration of Tyler Junior College to seek the judgment and counsel of the faculty about matters of mutual concern.
While specific senate actions change annually, the following broad-based "guides" have been constant.
Provide meaningful faculty participation in college planning & decision-making
Improve the quality of education and services provided for students
Participate in projects benefiting the campus and community
Advocate professional development and recognition of faculty
Tyler Junior College gives equal consideration to all applicants for admission, employment and participation in its programs and activities without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or limited English proficiency (LEP). Tyler Junior College respects the legal rights of each person to work and learn in an environment that is free from unlawful sexual discrimination including sexual harassment and sexual violence.