Amendment #1

 

Current version of Faculty Senate Constitution

 

II. A. i.

For the purposes of Senate business, the term "Faculty" includes persons having the title Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Research Professor, Research Associate Professor, Research Assistant Professor, Senior Librarian, Associate Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Institute Archivist, and Assistant Archivist, and also includes those retired from these positions.

 

Proposed change- highlighted in bold type

 

II. A. i.

For the purposes of Senate business, the term "Faculty" includes persons having the title Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Research Professor, Research Associate Professor, Research Assistant Professor, Clinical Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Assistant Professor, Senior Librarian, Associate Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Institute Archivist, and Assistant Archivist, and also includes those retired from these positions.

 


Amendment #2

 

Current Version of Faculty Senate Constitution

 

II. A. ii.

The Faculty Senate shall consist of twelve regular members (to include one member from each school, one from the Library, and six members at large), a President of the Senate, a Vice President of the Senate, a Secretary, a Recording Secretary, a Chair of the Faulty, a Secretary of the Faculty, and the Chairs of three Special Committees.

 

Proposed change- highlighted in bold type

 

The Faculty Senate shall consist of thirteen regular members (to include one member from each school, one from Rensselaer at Hartford, one from the Library, and six members at large), a President of the Senate, a Vice President of the Senate, a Secretary, a Recording Secretary, a Chair of the Faculty, a Secretary of the Faculty, and the Chairs of three Special Committees.

 

 


VI. F.

 

This Constitution may be amended by the following procedure:  A Proposal for amendment must be circulated to the Faculty over the signatures of at least ten members of the Faculty at least thirty days before a general meeting of the Faculty at which the proposal will be discussed.  Voting shall be by mail ballot, conducted by the Secretary of the Senate.  Adoption of amendments requires a two-thirds majority of those voting and subsequent endorsement by the President and the Board of Trustees.  No amendment to this Constitution shall be in disagreement with the Institute's Acts of Incorporation or the Institute Bylaws.