- The Faculty Senate at the University of Virginia played a major role in organizing campus demonstrations and reversing the ouster of UVa President Teresa Sullivan.
- "We didn't know we could do all this," said George M. Cohen, the Faculty Senate's chairman.
- The group's impact on the Sullivan proceedings has boosted their visible status as a political force at the university.
From the article:
When George M. Cohen took over as chairman of the University of Virginia's Faculty Senate this month, the group wasn't exactly known as a powerbroker on campus. In fact, Mr. Cohen, a law professor here noted for his quiet and steady demeanor, was often asked exactly what the Faculty Senate did. ...