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Appendix 5: Bylaws of the Faculties of UCSD

5.10 
Bylaws of the Faculty of the Graduate School of International Relations & Pacific Studies
  • I)
    MEMBERSHIP

    Membership in the Faculty of the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IR/PS) is defined by the San Diego Academic Senate Division Bylaw 270, and are voting members of the Faculty.

  • FUNCTION

    The Faculty shall be concerned with the academic program, governance, and all related aspects of its educational environment.

  • FACULTY MEETINGS

    At least one Faculty meeting per quarter shall be called.  Meetings can also be called by the written request of ten members of the IR/PS Faculty.

  • QUORUM

    The presence of 50% of the membership of the Faculty shall constitute a quorum.

  • V)
    STANDING COMMITTEES

    The MPIA Curriculum Committee and the Ph.D. Curriculum Committees shall be advisory to the Faculty of IR/PS.

    Other committees shall be reconstituted on a yearly basis, e.g. Admissions, Faculty Recruitment, Library, Placement, and Language.

  • ORDER OF BUSINESS

    All meetings of the Faculty shall be governed by procedures specified in Academic Senate Bylaws 120 and 315.

  • ACADEMIC PLAN

    Changes in the Academic Plan shall be approved for submission to the Graduate Council by a majority vote of the Faculty provided that the Faculty has been notified of the meeting and the proposed change at least five working days prior to the meeting.

  • AMENDMENT OF BYLAWS

    The procedure for amendment of these Bylaws shall be the same as for changes in the Academic Plan, except that a two-thirds majority is required.