Article V – Meetings of the Faculty Assembly

Section 1

The Faculty Assembly shall meet during each fall and spring semester.

Section 2

Special meetings may be called by the President of the Faculty Assembly, by the Faculty Council by a majority vote of the membership of the Faculty Council, or by a petition of five percent of the membership of the Faculty Assembly presented to the President. The agenda for all special meetings shall be announced when the call is made.

Section 3

Twenty percent of the membership, without regard to voting status, shall constitute a quorum for the conduct of business.

Section 4

The agenda for all regular meetings shall be established jointly by the President of the Faculty Assembly and the Chair. Items for consideration by the Faculty Assembly shall be placed on the agenda when requested by five percent of the membership of the Faculty Assembly, or by a majority of Assembly members within each of two Schools or Colleges.

Section 5

The President of the Faculty Assembly shall preside at the meetings of the Faculty Assembly. In the absence of the President or at the President’s request, the Chair shall preside. When the Chair has been requested to preside over a specific item on the agenda, this shall be indicated on the agenda.