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Faculty Senate Constitution

Constitution

The Laney Faculty Senate Constitution was last revised in April 2018. Listed dates are the dates on which the resolutions were adopted (or amendments ratified) by the Laney Faculty Senate.

 

Amendments 2017–18

  • April, 2018: Amendment — Change the number of Hourly (Part-Time) Faculty representatives from 2 to 4
    • In accordance with Article X Section A (The Amending Process), a motion was made to amend Articles III, VII.A.1, and VII.A.6 at the request of more than 15 members of the electorate. The proposal was ratified by more than 2/3 of the votes by secret ballot. The constitution was amended as follows:
      • Article III: The Senate shall consist of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Parliamentarian, District Academic Senate (DAS) Representative and one representative for each six regular contract (permanent) faculty during the semester in which an election is held. Hourly faculty shall be represented by two (2) four (4) elected representatives.
      • Article VII.A.1: The total electorate shall be divided into four areas: Liberal Arts, Service (non-teaching), Vocational and Hourly Faculty (two four representatives). For the Liberal Arts and Vocational areas (programs), the electorate shall be divided into their teaching departments; for the Service area, the electorate shall be arranged in alphabetical order and then divided into groups of electorate that are in number no less than six and as close as possible to multiples of six.
      • Article VII.A.6: Hourly faculty shall elect two four representatives college-wide.

 

Amendments 2015–16

  • May 3, 2016: Amendment — Article VII
    • In accordance with Article X Section A (The Amending Process), on April 5, 2016, a motion was made to amend Article VII.A.6 at the request of more than 15 members of the electorate. The proposal was ratified by more than 2/3 of the votes by secret ballot on May 3, 2016. The constitution was amended as follows: Hourly faculty shall elect two four representatives college-wide.