School of Pharmacy UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON About The functions of the School of Pharmacy Student Senate: The Senate serves as a liaison and facilitates exchange of ideas and information between students, organizations and faculty. The Senate is responsible for adminsitering student elections. The Senate acts as a coordinator and organizer of certain all-school professional and social functions. The Senate serves as a mediator and reference for conflicts with faculty, students, and organizations. The Senate serves a role as a trainer of leadership skills for the students of the School of Pharmacy.