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BYLAWS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

FACULTY BYLAWS INFORMATION
Approved June 25, 2010, revised April 10, 2015
Approved by President Ann Weaver Hart July 7, 2015
Approved by President Ann Weaver Hart February 2, 2017
Approved by Faculty Senate May 1, 2017
Approved by President Robert C. Robbins December 19, 2017
Approved by the Faculty Senate March 12, 2018

Bylaws Table of Contents

ARTICLE I. MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. General Faculty definition
Section 2. Roster

ARTICLE II. OFFICERS

Section 1. Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary
Section 2. Parliamentarian
Section 3. Arizona Faculties Council representatives

ARTICLE III. MEETINGS

Section 1. Petitions
Section 2. Notice of Meetings
Section 3. Open to Public
Section 4. Methods of Voting

ARTICLE IV. COMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS AND ELECTION PROCEDURES

Section 1. Declaration of Candidacy
Section 2. Conduct of Elections
Section 3. Election of Candidates

ARTICLE V. GENERAL FACULTY STANDING COMMITTEES: MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS

Section 1. Committee of Eleven
Section 2. Committee on Faculty Membership

Section 3. Nominating Committee
Section 4. University Committee on Ethics and Commitment
Section 5. Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Section 6. Replacement of Committee Members
Section 7. Grievance Clearinghouse Committee
Section 8. Committee on Conciliation
Section 9. Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure
Section 10. University Committee for Monitoring Labor and Human Rights Issues

ARTICLE VI. UNIVERSITY-WIDE COMMITTEES WITH SHARED GOVERNANCE PARTICIPATION

Section 1. Shared Governance Review Committee
Section 2. University Committee on Corporate Relations
Section 3. Naming Advisory Committee
Section 4. Undergraduate Council
Section 5. University-wide General Education Committee
Section 6. Graduate Council
Section 7. Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee

ARTICLE VII. GRIEVANCE POLICIES AND PROCEDURE FOR FACULTY

Section 1. Purpose
Section 2. Grievance Principles
Section 3. Grievance Resolution Procedures
Section 4. Informal Resolution Procedures
Section 5. Grievance Review Procedures
Section 6. Grievance Hearing Procedures

ARTICLE VIII. THE FACULTY SENATE

Section 1. Functions
Section 2. Membership
Section 3. Method of Voting
Section 4. Faculty Senate Standing Committees: Membership and Terms

a. Senate Executive Committee
b. Academic Personnel Policy Committee
c. Research Policy Committee
d. Student Affairs Policy Committee

Section 5. Ad Hoc Committees

APPENDIX I: 2005 Shared Governance Memorandum of Understanding 

                     "Guidelines for Shared Governance" updated signatures 8/28/2017