Constitution



1.4.8. ARTICLE VII

Revised, May 1995




1.4.8. ARTICLE VII: Amendment Procedure

1.4.8.1.  Initiation.
This constitution may be altered by a procedure begun in either of the following ways:

  • 1. By a petition signed by one-fifth (1/5) of the full-time faculty members.

  • 2. Through a proposal supported by one-third (1/3) of the Faculty Senate members.


1.4.8.2.  Ratification.
Any amendments shall be ratified in the following manner:

  • 1. An amendment must receive a favorable vote by a majority of faculty senators voting in an official Senate meeting to be held no sooner than one week after the initiatory procedure has been completed

  • 2. The proposed amendment will then be distributed to the full-time faculty for review and evaluation.

  • 3. Any such amendment must receive a favorable vote by a majority of the full-time faculty members voting thereon.




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