In order to improve the clarity of the Bylaws of the Constitution of the Faculty of SUNY Geneseo,
Be it moved to amend the Bylaws of the Constitution of the Faculty of SUNY Geneseo by making the following deletions (indicated with
strike-out text) and additions (indicated with ).
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Section 1: Elective Officers
a. Eligibility of Members:
1. Members of the teaching Faculty shall be eligible for election to an elective office of the
College Senate .
2. Administrative Faculty are not eligible for election to an elective office ,
nor for election as University Senator, nor for election as Chair of any of the Standing Committees of the Faculty or Standing Committees of the Senate.
2. A vacancy occurring in the administrative
Faculty Senate membership shall be filled by appointment by the President of the College.
Section 2: Chief Administrative Officer
The Chief Administrative Officer shall be chosen according to the Guidelines for Selection of State-operated Campus Presidents
as revised by the Board of Trustees , September, 1997. Where these guidelines as pertaining to involvement of the Faculty require interpretation or action, the committee charged to do so will consist of the University Faculty Senator, those faculty holding Distinguished ranks and the College Senate Chair, who will serve as convener.
Section 3: College Administrative Officers
The President shall consult with the Faculty Committee on Administrative Appointments prior to the selection of a Provost, a Vice-President (Student
Affairs, Administration ), and a Director of Libraries. The Faculty Committee on Administrative Appointments need not be the President's only source of information concerning such appointments.
a. Membership of the Faculty Committee on Administrative Appointments
The Committee shall consist of eight members: four teaching Faculty, two administrative Faculty,
one of whom is management confidential, and two students.