Article V


Article V      Meetings

  1. Regular: (voting)
    1. There shall be an annual meeting held at a time and place specified by the President.
    2. Agenda and conduct of the annual meeting2 consists of at least the following: (x:3)
      1. The opportunity for the Chancellor and President to present their reports
      2. Upstate Budget and State of the University (Upstate) address in accordance with theSUNY Board of Trustees Bylaws 2 (IX:A:4)
      3. Upstate Faculty Council report
      4. SUNY University Faculty Senate Report
      5. College governance reports
      6. Voting members of the Upstate Faculty may submit an agenda item to the Secretary of the Upstate Faculty, a minimum of one-week prior to the annual meeting. 
    3. Additional regular meetings (voting) may be called with 30-day notice to the Faculty by:
      1. The SUNY Chancellor
      2. The Upstate President
      3. The Executive Committee of Upstate Faculty Council
      4. 10 voting members with representation of all 4 colleges upon signed petition
  2. Special Meetings (non-voting) may be called with 7-days notice to the Faculty by:
      1. The SUNY Chancellor
      2. The Upstate President
      3. The Executive Committee of Upstate Faculty Council
      4. 10 voting members with representation of all 4 colleges upon signed petition
      5. Agenda shall be limited to the call for the meeting.
  3. Emergency Meetings: (non-voting)
    The Chancellor or President may call an emergency meeting of the Upstate Faculty with 24-hour notice.
  4. Voting:
    Voting may be conducted by electronic means or in person. Items requiring a vote must be submitted in writing to the Secretary of the Faculty Council 3 weeks prior to the vote.
  5. Quorum:
    For any of the types of meetings listed above, the members present shall constitute a quorum.
  6. Minutes:
    The Secretary is responsible for the minutes of any Upstate Faculty regular or special (voting) meeting.