The Faculty Association of USAO is composed of all faculty members and professional librarians. (See Appendix C, Faculty Association Constitution, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. pp. 57-60 infra.)

Through established procedures, the Faculty Association recommends policies and procedures in all matters of an academic nature and in all matters affecting faculty welfare. Through established procedures, faculty members participate in decisions concerning curriculum, faculty appointments, reappointments, promotions, and tenure. Faculty are involved further in decision-making through membership on University Committees, Standing Committees, and Faculty Association Committees.

Officers of the Association are President, President-Elect/Treasurer, and Secretary. The officers are elected annually by the faculty members who hold full-time appointments.