CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMITTEE
SENATE  RESOLUTIONS





Be it resolved that in the new Constitution:

1.    Faculty privileges  to attend Senate meetings, and to vote for Senators and Senate offices,     shall  be extended to all voting faculty including administrators holding  faculty rank.

2.   Faculty privileges to  hold Senate offices shall be extended to all voting faculty except        administrators holding  faculty rank.

3.   Representation in the Faculty Senate be extended to the all academic units and
the Library. Administrators holding faculty rank  shall vote and be counted in the Divisions in    which they are tenured.

4.    Four Senators in the Faculty Senate be elected at large.

5.    Senators in the Faculty Senate shall be determined based on the number of faculty  in each   academic unit; provided that each division is guaranteed one Senator.

6.    Representation in the Faculty Senate be based on one representative for each six faculty;      provided that a remainder of more than three faculty will net one more representative and          that each division is guaranteed one Senator.

7.     The term of office for Faculty Senators and Senate Officers be two years.

8.     Elected officers of the Faculty Senate shall include, a President, a Vice-President, a          Secretary, and the Representative to the University Faculty Council.

9.     The term of office of  Senators shall be staggered;  one-half the Senators shall be elected in one year and the other half in the next year.

10.   Members of  the Executive Committee shall include the President, the Vice President, the   Secretary, the four Senators elected at large, and the immediate past President and past              Secretary of the Faculty Organization and/or Senate.

11.   Chairpersons of all standing committees are responsible for keeping a file of committee      minutes and correspondence and delivering copies of these to the Central Repository.                  Committee chairpersons shall be required to compile a year-end report that includes a                description of the work carried out by the committee and an assessment of how they carried      out their  work.

12.   The Library be designated as the Central Repository to archive Faculty Senate records.

13.   Faculty Senate meetings be open to all faculty, students, and staff of Indiana University.

14.   An agenda of the Senate meetings be published on campus and that items discussed and       voted on be limited to those items on said agenda.

15.   The President of the Faculty Senate may call an special meeting with forty-eight hour notice.

16.   The President of the Faculty Senate may call a special meeting of the Executive Committee  with two hours notice to the members.

17.   Quorum at regular and special Faculty Senate meetings shall be set at fifty-one percent of the Faculty Senators.

18.   The quorum at regular meetings of the Executive Committee shall be set at five members;    provided that two of the Senators elected at large are included in the quorum. The                       quorum for a special meeting of the Executive Committee shall be set at seven members.

19.   The Agenda Committee shall be eliminated and the power to create the meeting agendas     shall  be transferred to the Executive Committee.

20.   The Faculty Senate and the Executive Committee shall move into executive session when    matters are to be discussed  that are confidential because they pertain to the conditions or           nature of employment of  named individuals. All voting shall be conducted in the public             session.

21.   The President of the Faculty Senate or the Chancellor may call Faculty assemblies where   to discuss issues with the faculty. No voting shall take place at an assembly.

22.   The Constitution can be amended if  two-thirds of those faculty voting by mail ballot          vote in favor of the amendment.

23.   The adoption of the new Constitution revokes all other Constitutions.

24.   The Constitution will be adopted if two-thirds of those faculty voting by mail ballot          vote in favor of  the Constitution.
 
 



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