View Bill 15-16-15

Senate Bill 15-16-15

Bill ID: 15-16-15
Name: Revision to the Senate Bylaws to add Visiting Faculty to the Part-Time Professional Track Faculty Single Member Constituency
Proposed: 11/12/2015
Sponsor: ERG Committee
Proposal: During its review of Senate constituency definitions through its work on apportionment of the University Senate, the Senate ERG Committee realized that faculty with visiting titles have no representation on the Senate due to the fact that these titles do not fit current constituency definitions in the University of Maryland Plan of Organization for Shared Governance and the Bylaws of the University Senate.


Status: Completed
Completed On: 12/14/2015


Presidential Approval: 12/14/2015
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Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 12/02/2015
Decision Date: 12/09/2015
Decision: The Senate voted to approve the revision to the Bylaws.
Next Step: Presidential Approval
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 11/16/2015
Decision Date: 11/23/2015
Decision: The SEC voted to place the bill on the December 9, 2015 Senate meeting agenda.
Actions: The SEC reviewed the proposal at its November 23, 2015 Senate meeting. The SEC voted to forward the proposal to the Senate for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Elections, Representation, & Governance (ERG) Committee
Received: 10/23/2015
Decision Date: 11/06/2015
Decision: The ERG Committee voted to recommend revisions to the Senate Bylaws.
Actions: The ERG Committee discussed the representation of visiting faculty on the Senate at its meetings on October 23rd and November 6th, 2015. The committee voted to recommend revisions to the Senate Bylaws to allow for representation of visiting faculty in an existing single-member constituency.
Next Step: SEC Review