The Faculty Senate of WSU School of Medicine is the principal deliberative body of the faculty. The Executive Committee (EC) is to expedite actions for the Faculty Senate by virtue of authority delegated by the Faculty Senate. The EC oversees the standing committees of Admissions, Budget, Faculty Information Technology, Graduate Affairs, Library, Promotions and Tenure, and Research Development. The mission of the EC is to lead faculty in fulfilling their responsibilities in the shared governance of the School of Medicine and to represent faculty interests by advising the Dean on policies concerning education, research programs and service.