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Appendix 5: Bylaws of the Faculties of UCSD

Bylaws of the Faculty of Eleanor Roosevelt College
Approved by the San Diego Division 10/25/88
  • I)
    All members of the San Diego Division of the Academic Senate appointed to Eleanor Roosevelt College are voting members of the Eleanor Roosevelt College Faculty.

    The Faculty shall be concerned with the academic program of Eleanor Roosevelt College and all related aspects of its educational environment.

  • I)

    Normally at least one Faculty meeting a year shall be called.  Meetings may be called by the Provost, the Executive Committee, or on the written request of five Faculty members.


    The presence of 20% of the Faculty, or a minimum of 10 Faculty members, shall constitute a quorum.


    The Executive Committee of the Faculty of Eleanor Roosevelt College shall consist of the Provost and a minimum of four elected Faculty representatives.  The Director of Academic Advising, and the Dean of the College will serve as advisors to the committee.  Two student representatives will also meet with the committee.

    Faculty representatives shall serve two-year terms, two or more to be elected each academic year.  The Provost shall solicit nominations from the Faculty and ask at least four faculty to stand for election each spring for the following two-year term.  Whenever possible the Faculty representatives will be from different academic areas (e.g. humanities, social sciences, fine arts, physical sciences, etc.), and no two Faculty representatives shall be from the same academic department.

    Student representatives shall serve terms of one year.

    When an Eleanor Roosevelt College faculty member is appointed to the Committee on Education Abroad Program and International Education of the Academic Senate, he or she will be asked to sit on the college executive committee as a voting member or ex officio.


    Robert's Rules of Order shall govern the transaction of business, except for modification of these Bylaws or the Academic Plan of Eleanor Roosevelt College.  The procedure for such modifications is stipulated in Bylaws VII and VIII.

  • V)
    Change in the Eleanor Roosevelt College Academic Plan shall be approved for submission to the Undergraduate Council by a majority vote at a Eleanor Roosevelt College Faculty meeting or by mail ballot, provided that the Faculty have been notified of the meeting and the proposed change at least five days of instruction before the meeting.  Mail ballots shall include arguments for and against any proposed changes. Am 3/1/11

    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.