The schedule for Council elections shall be as follows,
with election of all-University representatives (those elected
at-large by the General Faculty) in odd-numbered years and election
of college or school representatives in even-numbered years:
All-University (nominating) primary election second
week in March.
All-University final election not later
than the first week in April.
College or school (nominating) primary election second
week in March.
College or school final election not
later than the first week in April.
The electors in all-University elections shall be
the voting members of the General Faculty. There shall be just
one constituency in the primary and final election of all-University
representatives, but this constituency shall vote on two separate
a panel made up of instructors and assistant
a panel made up of associate professors
The electors in each college or school election
shall be the voting members of that college or school.
All candidates, both all-University and college
or school, shall be voting members of the General Faculty.
Elected members shall take office on the first class
day of the fall semester following their election.
No elected member shall serve for more than two
Faculty members on early retirement, phased retirement,
or modified service shall not be eligible to serve on the Faculty
Vacancies shall be filled from the original panel
in the order of the preferential ranking in the election of the
member whose seat is being filled. For an elective position, either
three consecutive unexcused absences or a leave of absence for
more than one semester shall create a vacancy. A member may have
an absence excused by contacting the Office of the Secretary.
The Chair of the Faculty Council shall inform the
Secretary of the General Faculty of any vacancy as soon as possible
after the vacancy has been created.