In order to improve the clarity of the Constitution of the Faculty of SUNY Geneseo, be it moved to amend it by making the following deletions (indicated with
strike-out text) and additions (indicated with ).
[Only those paragraphs with changes and their headings are given. Section titles are links to the affected Section in the current Constitution.]
Section 1: Committee on Nominations and Elections
The membership of the Committee shall consist of six members of the teaching faculty, three of whom shall be elected each year
on or before December 1 from a slate composed of nominations by the existing Committee on Nominations and Elections and from the floor. The three candidates receiving the highest number of votes cast shall be elected for two-year terms. The Committee shall elect its own Chair. Re-election of any member shall be possible.
Section 3: Committee on Faculty Personnel
5. A majority of the Committee members must hold the rank of
Full Professor or Librarian .
The administrative Faculty shall be represented in the College Senate by eight senators, two of whom shall be elected by …[other senator descriptions unchanged]…, two by Student
Services administrative faculty (one elected each year), …[other senator descriptions unchanged]…
elected officers of the Faculty shall be the Presiding Officer of the Faculty, the Vice Chair, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the university Faculty Senator, and the Immediate Past Presiding Officer. The Presiding Officer of the Faculty shall serve as the Chair of the College Senate. The Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer shall also serve in these capacities for the College Senate.
The Presiding Officer of the Faculty shall be elected as specified in Section 6 to serve a one year term. The term of office shall expire on May 31. Any vacancy in the office shall be temporarily filled by the Vice Chair for up to 30 days. The Executive Committee shall meet within the 30 days and may fill the position of Presiding Officer either by
the appointment of a new Presiding Officer or through an election consistent with Section 6. In the case of an election, the Vice Chair will continue to serve until the new Presiding Officer is elected. Re-election to this office is permissible.