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(3)    Faculty Governance Policy

(3A)    ACADEMIC FREEDOM, RESPONSIBILITY, AND EMPLOYMENT OF FACULTY (POLICY STATEMENT)

(3B)    DOCUMENTATION FOR CANDIDATES FOR PROMOTION AND TENURE

(3C)    ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE GOVERNANCE

(3D)    DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORSHIPS

(3E)    FACULTY APPOINTMENTS AND EVALUATION (OTHER POLICIES)

(3F)    FACULTY RECORDS


(3F)    FACULTY RECORDS
(Also known as the Policy on Faculty Records. Approved by the Faculty December 18, 1998)

For a summary of recent changes to this chapter, see Chapter 9A: Summary of Recent Revisions to this Handbook.

Contents of this page: 

  1. Interim Agreement

  2. Implementation

  3. Amendment

[Proposed amendment: To place the article on Implementation following the article entitled Interim Agreement, in keeping with the organization of the other policies in this handbook.]

ARTICLE I:    INTERIM AGREEMENT

The main points of this agreement were developed on October 23, 1998, in a meeting of the Faculty Senate Committee on University Administration and Governance with the Deans’ Council in the presence of the Vice President and the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Director of the Library.


ARTICLE II:    IMPLEMENTATION

The Policy on Faculty Records will become effective when approved by 

  1. A two-thirds majority of the Trinity University Faculty Senate and 

  2. A simple majority of the members of the Trinity University Academic Faculty as well as 

  3. The Trinity University Board of Trustees.

Article I: Interim Agreement will remain in effect until such a policy is ratified.


ARTICLE III:    AMENDMENT

The Policy on Faculty Records may be amended by 

  1. a two-thirds majority of the membership of the Faculty Senate and 

  2. a simple majority of the members of the Trinity University Academic Faculty as well as 

  3. the Trinity University Board of Trustees. 

Amendments may be initiated by the Faculty Senate, the Academic Faculty, or the Board of Trustees. Before voting on a prepared amendment, at least fourteen days notice shall be given to the membership of the Faculty Senate, the Academic Faculty, and the Board of Trustees.


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