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E3 Meetings

E3.1 Meetings may be called by the Chair of the Faculty or by the Dean of the school. At the written (email) request of five voting members of the Faculty, the Chair must call a meeting. He/she must call at least one meeting each regular term in each year. (Am 25 Jan 72) (Am 5 Dec 2017)

E3.1.1 A quorum consists of twenty-five percent of the members of the Faculty. (Am 25 Jan 72)

E3.1.2 A motion to submit a measure to mail or e-mail ballot has precedence over a motion for a vote in a meeting.(Am May 2005)

E3.1.3 The Chair must send, at least five days before each meeting, a call for the meeting together with all pertinent documents to each member of the Faculty. The Faculty shall not change curricular requirements of the school or change these bylaws at the meetings at which such proposals for change are first made unless notice is previously given to all members of the Faculty in a call to the meeting. (Am 25 Jan 72)(Am may 2005)(Am 5 Dec 2017)

E3.1.4 These bylaws constitute primary rules of order for meetings of the Faculty and of the committees of the Faculty. The order of business is that prescribed in chapter 4 of the bylaws of the Division. Questions of order not covered by these bylaws or those of the Division are covered by Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised.

E3.1.5 The minutes of every meeting of the Faculty shall be recorded by a staff member, reviewed and edited by the secretary of the Faculty and Faculty Chair, and sent within twenty-one (21) days to every member of the Faculty.(Am May 2005)(Am 5 Dec 2017)

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