University Faculty Senate

Eligibility and Terms of Membership



Voting Members

Only regular faculty shall be voting members of the University Faculty.

Eligibility and Terms of Membership

All persons who at the time of election are voting members of the University Faculty, as defined above, shall be eligible for election to the University Faculty Senate, except as provided in the following paragraph and except as provided below for re-election. No voting member of the University Faculty who occupies the position of Assistant Dean, or who occupies a position determined by the University Faculty Senate to have administrative status equal or superior to that of Assistant Dean shall be eligible for election to the University Faculty Senate. The term of office of elected faculty members shall be two (2) years. Of the initial group of 34, 17 shall serve for one (1) year, 17 for two (2) years; the distinction shall be made by lot, and in such fashion that approximately half of the members from each college or school shall serve for one (1) year, half for two (2) years. No elected faculty member may serve more than two (2) consecutive two-year terms. The appointed administrative members shall serve one-year terms, but may be reappointed without limitation. The elected student representatives shall serve one-year terms, but may be re-elected once.