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The materials below consist of regulations of the State University of New York Board of Trustees. However, it is not the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules, and Regulations of the State of New York. Readers are advised to refer to the Official Compilation ( 8 NYCRR Part et seq )in case of questions.

PART 606

ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION-FACULTY COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY

COLLEGES

(Statutory authority: Education Law, §§ 355[l][c], 6304, 6305, 6306)

Sec.

606.1 Name

606.2 Proposes

606.3 Membership

606.4 Election and term of delegates

606.5 Duties

606.6 Vacancies and succession

606.7 President: election, duties and term

606.8 Vice-president/treasurer: election, duties and term

606.9 Secretary: election, duties and terms

606.10 Executive committee: membership, powers, duties and removal

606.11 Regular meetings

606.12 Special meetings

606.13 Adoption of by-laws

606.14 Procedure to amend faculty council regulations

Historical Note

Part (§§ 606.1-606.6) filed Dec. 13, 1968; repealed, new (§§ 606.1-606.16) filed Aug. 10,

1978 eff. Aug. 10, 1978.

§ 606.1 Name.

There shall be a Faculty Council of Community Colleges which operates within the program of the State University of New York.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Dec. 13, 1968; amd. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978: amd.

filed Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003.

§ 606.2 Purposes.

(a) The council shall focus on matters relating to community college faculty and make recommendations regarding academic concerns and issues, policies, and programs. Specifically, the council shall:

(b) The council will work with the Faculty Senate of the State University of New York on matters of common concern in the conduct of university affairs.

(c) The council will establish the necessary rules for its operations, consistent with this Part.

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Historical Note

Sec. filed Dec. 13, 1968; amd. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; amds.

filed: March 23, 1989; Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003. Amended (a)-(b). .

§ 606.3 Membership.

The voting members of the council shall include one faculty delegate from each community college, the president of the faculty council, and the immediate past president of the faculty council, the vice chancellor for community colleges and the associate provost for community colleges. The president shall be entitled to vote only in the case of a tie. Nonvoting members of the council shall include the SUNY faculty senate president (or designee), and one representative of the Association of Presidents of Public Community Colleges and one community college representative from the student assembly.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Dec. 13, 1968; amd. filed Aug. 4,1977; repealed, new filed: Aug. 10, 1978; March

23. 1989; amd. filed Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003.

§ 606.4 Election and term of delegates.

The faculty of each community college shall elect a delegate and an alternate in a manner as they may establish by local faculty bylaws. The names of the delegate and alternate shall be forwarded to the president of the faculty council. Delegates shall serve for three-year terms. The college shall determine the means of providing a voting representative if neither delegate nor alternate can attend a meeting.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Dec. 13, 1968; amd. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; amds.

filed: March 23, 1989; Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003.

§ 606.5 Duties.

Council members shall represent the faculty at faculty council meetings, participate in committee functions and perform other duties as described by this Part and/or bylaws.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Dec. 13, 1968; amd. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; avid.

filed March 23, 1989 eff. April 12, 1989.

§ 606.6 Vacancies and succession.

A vacancy will be deemed to exist when a delegate cannot fulfill the responsibilities of the position in accordance with local bylaws or when elected to the position of president. At such time the alternate shall succeed as campus representative to the faculty council for the unexpired term. The local faculty shall hold another election in the same manner as the original to fill the unexpired term of the alternate.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Dec. 13, 1968; amd. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; amd.

filed March 23, 1989 eff. April 12, 1989.

§ 606.7 President: election, duties and term.

(a) There shall be a president of the faculty council that may be filled by one full-time president or two half-time co-presidents. Candidates for a co-presidency shall propose a plan to share the responsibilities of the office prior to the election. Candidate(s) for president will obtain clearance for appropriate release time from the presidents(s) of their home campus(es) prior to declaring candidacy. The (co) president(s) shall be the presiding officer(s) of faculty council and shall be elected at the spring meeting of the faculty council. The president's power shall include, but not be limited to:

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(b) The president shall serve for two years, commencing the first day of June in the year of election, and shall be a voting member of the council as immediate past president during the term of the successor. In the event that the faculty council election is not held prior to the expiration of the term, the president will remain in office until a successor is elected.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978: amds. filed: March 23, 1989;

Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003. Amended (a).

§ 606.8 Vice president/treasurer: election, duties and term.

(a) There shall be a vice president/treasurer of the faculty council, who shall be elected at the spring meeting of the faculty council. The vice president/treasurer:

(b) If a vacancy occurs in the office of vice president/treasurer, the president will appoint a member of the faculty council to that position until the next regular meeting. At that time a vice president/treasurer will be elected to fill the unexpired term.

(c) The vice president/treasurer shall serve for one year, commencing the first day of June in the year of election. The person elected to serve as vice president/treasurer during the second year of the (co)president's term shall be president-elect.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; amds. filed: March 23, 1989;

Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003. Amended (a), (c).

§ 606.9 Secretary: election, duties and term.

(a) There shall be a secretary of the faculty council, who shall be elected at the annual spring meeting. The secretary shall:

(b) The secretary shall serve for a term of one year, commencing the first day of June in the year of election. If a vacancy occurs in the office of secretary, the president will appoint a member of the faculty council to that position for the unexpired term.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Aug. 4, 1977, repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; amds. filed. March 23, 1989:

Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003. Amended (a).

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§ 606.10 Executive committee: membership, powers, duties and removal.

There shall be an executive committee, which shall be comprised of the (co)president(s) of the faculty council, the vice president/treasurer, secretary, the immediate past president, the chairpersons of standing committees, and the associate provost for community colleges. The duties of the executive committee will include planning meetings, developing agendas, and giving counsel to the president. The executive committee shall act on behalf of the faculty council at times as the faculty council is not in plenary session.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; repealed, new added by renum.

and amd. 606.12, filed March 23, 1989; amds. filed: Oct. 27, 1989; Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19,

2003.

§ 606.11 Regular meetings.

Regular meetings of the council shall be held twice a year at such times and places as may be designated by the president. All meetings shall be conducted under Robert's Rifles of Order.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; repealed, new added by renum.

606.13, filed March 23, 1989 eff. April 12, 1989.

§ 606.12 Special meetings.

Special meetings of the council may be called by the (co)president(s) at the (co)president(s)' discretion. Also, meetings shall be called by the (co)president(s) upon the written request of a majority of the executive committee or at least one fourth of the members of the council. The (co)president(s) shall designate the times and places of such special meetings, which shall be held as early as possible.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10. 1978; renum. 606.10; new added by

renum. and amd. 606.14, filed March 23, 1989; amd. filed Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003.

§ 606.13 Adoption of by-laws.

The council may adopt, amend or repeal such bylaws as it deems advisable, consistent with this Part, governing its activities and procedures.

Historical Note

Sec. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; renum. 606.11; new added by

renum. 606.15. filed March 23, 1989; amd. filed Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003. Amended

sec. title.

§606.14 Procedure to amend faculty council regulations.

(a) Proposed amendments of this Part may be recommended to the board of trustees of the university by a two-thirds vote of those faculty delegates present, but in no case shall the total number of confirming votes cast be less than 50 percent of the member community colleges.

Historical Note O

Sec. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; renum. 606.12, new added by ,

renum. and amd. 606.16, filed March 23, 1989; amd. filed Oct. 28, 2003 eff. Nov. 19, 2003.

Amended sec. title, (a); repealed (b).

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§ 606.15-606.16

Historical Note

Secs. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, new filed Aug. 10, 1978; renum. 606.13-606.14, filed

March 23, 1989 eff. April 12, 1989.

§ 606.17-606.20

Historical Note

Secs. filed Aug. 4, 1977; repealed, filed Aug. 10, 1978 eff. Aug. 10, 1978.