Executive Committee of the University Senate

Abbreviation: 
ECUS
Meeting Location: 
Parks Administration Building 301
Relevant Bylaws: 
  • V.Section1.A. Composition. The Executive Committee of the University Senate (or equivalently the Executive Committee) shall have no fewer than seven (7) but no more than ten (10) members distributed as follows: one (1) member who is the University President, one (1) member who is the Chief Academic Officer, one (1) member who is the Presiding Officer of the University Senate, one (1) member who is the Presiding Officer Elect of the University Senate, one (1) member who is the Secretary of the University Senate, and up to five (5) additional members as specified in V.Section1.A.1 and V.Section.1.A.2. The Chair of the Executive Committee shall be the Presiding Officer of the University Senate. The Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee shall be the Presiding Officer Elect of the University Senate. The Secretary of the Executive Committee shall be the Secretary of the University Senate.
    • V.Section1.A.1. Academic Unit Representation. For each college or the library not represented among the three (3) University Senate Officers serving on the committee, the outgoing Subcommittee on Nominations shall nominate an incoming elected faculty senator from that academic unit to serve on the Executive Committee. This process shall never result in more than four additional members to the Executive Committee.
    • V.Section1.A.2. Chair Emeritus. Should the Chair of the outgoing Executive Committee not be an elected faculty senator on the incoming Executive Committee, the Chair of the outgoing Executive Committee shall serve as an ex-officio non-voting member of the incoming Executive Committee to assist with continuity for the following academic year.
  • V.Section1.C.16. Operational Matters. The Executive Committee shall be responsible for operational matters of the University Senate including, but not limited to, consulted for Presidential Appointees (II.Section1.A.5), consulted for consent agenda (II.Section3.A.4.a), receive Corps of Instruction List (II.Section2.A.1), apportion elected faculty senator positions (II.Section2.A.2), receive election/selection procedures and results and announce results for academic units (II.Section2.A.3), Staff Council (II.Section1.A.3), students (II.Section1.A.4), conduct at-large elections (II.Section2.A.4), name a parliamentarian (II.Section3.D.1), receive operating procedures of committees (III.Section1), is one source that can initiate standing committee business (IV.Section1), receive motion text (II.Section3.A.2), disseminate agenda (II.Section3.A.4) and set and publicize calendar (II.Section3.A.1) for regular meetings of the University Senate, set agenda for all meetings of the University Senate (II.Section3.A.4, II.Section3.B.3), is one source authorized to call special meetings of the University Senate (II.Section3.B.1) or its standing committees (IV.Section6.A), ensure quorum (II.Section3.C.2) and ratification of actions (II.Section3.C.3) for special meetings of the University Senate, receive and archive committee annual reports (IV.Section2), name facilitator and necessary voting proxies for standing committee officer elections (IV.Section3.A), receive committee composition report from Subcommittee on Nominations (V.Section1.D.2.e), receive or make motions for the addition of permanent subcommittees (V.Section2.A.3.a), receive ad hoc committee charters (V.Section2.A.3.b), facilitate proposed revisions to these bylaws (Article VI).

Documents

ECUS Operating Procedures 2017-2018
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