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CONSTITUTION OF THE GENERAL FACULTY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

FACULTY CONSTITUTION 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

PREAMBLE

This Constitution sets forth the basic organization and processes through and by which the General Faculty of the University of Arizona shall function, within the scope of its authority and responsibility, under state law and the policies and regulations of the Board of Regents authorized by that law.

Constitution Table of Contents

ARTICLE I. responsibilities

ARTICLE II. MEMBERS 

Section 1. General Faculty
Section 2. Degree Candidates
Section 3. President Approval
Section 4. Voting Privileges
Section 5. Faculty Shared Governance

Article III. Officers

Section 1. Officers
Section 2. Chair of the Faculty
Section 3. Vice Chair of the Faculty
Section 4. Secretary of the Faculty
Section 5. Resignation, absence, or incapacity of faculty officers

ARTICLE IV. MEETINGS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

ARTICLE V. GENERAL FACULTY STANDING COMMITTEES

Section 1. Definitions
Section 2. Committee on Elections

Section 3. Committee of Eleven
Section 4. Committee on Faculty Membership
Section 5. Nominating Committee
Section 6. University Committee on Ethics and Commitment
Section 7. Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Section 8. Grievance Clearinghouse Committee
Section 9. Committee on Conciliation and 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. Faculty Senate

Section 1. Functions
Section 2. Membership
Section 3. Officers
Section 4. Meetings
Section 5. Ad hoc Committees

Article VIII. The College Faculties

Article IX. Parliamentary Authority

Article X. Amendments and Ratification

Section 1. Revisions for minor corrections or administrative or clerical updates
Section 2. Constitution
Section 3. Bylaws