Chapter 1: Faculty Governance, Section I: General
Legislation which has been submitted by the Faculty
Council to the General Faculty by circularization shall be considered
General Faculty legislation if not protested.
Legislation may not be initiated by the General
Faculty by the circularization procedure.
No legislation of the General Faculty, excepting
emergency legislation, shall be effective unless and until approved
by the Board of Regents. (See Regents' Rules and Regulations,
Part One, Ch. IV, Sec. 2.3). Emergency legislation ceases to operate
if disapproved by the Board of Regents.
The Board of Regents will notify the General Faculty
of its actions on faculty legislation, in general giving reasons
All actions of the General Faculty which require
the approval of the Board of Regents shall be transmitted to the
Board by the President and the Chancellor, UT System in the form
passed by the General Faculty, together with such recommendations
as the President or the Chancellor, UT System may choose to make.
At each meeting of the Faculty Council, the Secretary shall report
on all actions of the Council or General Faculty transmitted to
the Board and the action, if any, of the Board on each. If final
action of the Board differs from the General Faculty's recommendations,
the President shall communicate these differences to the Faculty