View Bill 18-19-39

Senate Bill 18-19-39

Bill ID: 18-19-39
Name: Transition Meeting Slate 2019
Proposed: 04/11/2019
Sponsor: Nominations Committee
Proposal: According to the Senate Bylaws, the Nominations Committee shall solicit nominations from the membership of the Senate and shall present to the Chair of the Senate by April 15:

(1) A slate of at least two candidates per seat from each constituency for elected membership on the Executive Committee, including those incumbent elected members who are eligible and willing to stand for reelection,

(2) Slates of candidates to replace the outgoing members of the Committee on Committees, the Campus Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC), the University Athletic Council, and the Council of University System Faculty (CUSF), and any other committees as required by these Bylaws, including at least one nominee for each position to be filled, and

(3) A minimum of two candidates for the office of Chair-Elect.

Before reporting to the Chair of the Senate, the Nominations Committee shall secure the consent of all candidates in writing. A brief statement of each candidate's qualifications shall be sent to the voting membership of the incoming Senate ten working days before the Transition Meeting of the Senate.


Status: Completed
Completed On: 05/07/2019


Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 04/23/2019
Decision Date: 05/07/2019
Decision: The Senate conducted the elections.
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 04/11/2019
Decision Date: 04/18/2019
Decision: The SEC voted to send the slates to the Senate for the Transition Meeting elections on May 7, 2019.
Actions: The SEC reviewed the slates and voted to send them to the Senate for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Nominations Committee
Received: 01/28/2019
Decision Date: 03/29/2019
Decision: The Nominations Committee voted to approve the slates for the Senate Transition Meeting.
Actions: The Nominations Committee began recruitment efforts in January 2019. The committee sent announcements for the self-nomination period to all continuing and incoming Faculty, Staff, and Student Senators. The Nominations Committee met on four separate occasions to discuss potential nominees and recruitment efforts: February 8, February 21, March 13, and March 29, 2019.

Members of the Nominations Committee reached out to eligible candidates for all open seats and obtained written consent of all nominees, in accordance with the Bylaws of the University Senate. The Nominations Committee endeavored to create balanced slates with representation from across campus.
Next Step: SEC Review