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Faculty Congress Motion 15-16-006

Charter change to provide for a non-voting Graduate Council Faculty Congress Representative

Whereas, the charter does not provide for a Faculty Congress representative from the Graduate Council;

Whereas, a Graduate council representative is needed to ensure effective communication between the Faculty Congress and the Graduate Council;

Therefore, the following change to the Charter is proposed to provide for a non-voting member from the Graduate Council.

Proposed Change:

Charter

(Revised November 3, 2014)

Article II, Membership

Section 1. Membership: The Congress shall be composed of faculty representatives of all colleges at UH Hilo, the Library, and the Division of Student Affairs (hereinafter referred to as ‘units’). In addition, one voting member of the Congress shall be a student, who will be selected from among and by the ex-officio, non-voting student members described in Section 2 below.

In addition, one voting member of the Congress shall be a student, who will be selected from among and by the ex-officio, non-voting student members described in Section 2 below. A non-voting member will represent the Graduate Council, who will be selected each year by the Graduate Council.

Administrative Status

  • Request sent to APC to update Charter.
  • Charter updated.