The university senate, subject to the authority of the board of trustees, shall have the power:
(A) Under delegation by the university faculty as defined in rule 3335-5-19.1 of the Administrative Code
(1) to establish the educational and academic policies of the university,
(2) to recommend the establishment, abolition, and alteration of educational units and programs of study,
(3) to recommend to the board of trustees candidates for honorary degrees,
(4) to recommend candidates for degrees and certificates (which power shall be reserved to the faculty and administrative members of the university senate).
(B) To consider, to make recommendations concerning, and (in pursuance of rules pertaining to the university) to act upon matters relating to the rights, responsibilities, and concerns of students, faculty, administrators, and staff.