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Chapter 2

ARTICLE X. Ratification


Par. 1. This constitution shall be approved by a sixty percent majority vote of a meeting of the Faculty Senate as constituted under the 1969 constitution. Upon such Senate approval, a draft of this constitution shall be distributed to all members of the University Faculty, and a meeting of the University Faculty shall be held to discuss it. The constitution shall then be submitted to a mail ballot of the University Faculty and shall require the approval of sixty percent majority of those members of the University Faculty returning ballots. In the event of failure to achieve such majority, the constitution shall be referred back to the Faculty Senate.


Par. 2. After approval by the University Faculty, the constitution shall be submitted to the president for consideration and transmittal to the Board of Trustees for approval.




*approved by the Faculty Senate 5/9/77; approved by the University Faculty 5/24/77;

approved by the Board of Trustees 6/22/77;

amended by the University Faculty 10/3/79; approved by the Board of Trustees 10/9/79;

amended by the University Faculty 5/17/82; approved by the Board of Trustees 6/3/82;

amended by the University Faculty 9/27/85; approved by the Board of Trustees 10/8/85;

amended by the University Faculty 2/27/87; approved by the Board of Trustees 3/18/87;

amended by the University Faculty 10/8/87; approved by the Board of Trustees 10/24/87

amended by the University Faculty 10/13/88; approved by the Board of Trustees 11/15/88;

amended by the University Faculty 10/11/90; approved by the Board of Trustees 10/13/90;

amended by the University Faculty 10/11/91; approved by the Board of Trustees 10/19/91;

amended by the University Faculty 10/15/93; approved by the Board of Trustees 10/30/93;

amended by the University Faculty 10/5/95; approved by the Board of Trustees 11/9/95;

amended by the University Faculty 10/14/94; approved by the Board of Trustees 6/15/96;

amended by the University Faculty 10/13/00; approved by the Board of Trustees 3/11/00;

amended by the University Faculty 10/12/01; approved by the Board of Trustees 11/7/01;

amended by the University Faculty 4/23/03; approved by the Board of Trustees 5/19/03;

amended by the University Faculty 4/57/05; approved by the Board of Trustees 7/13/05;

amended by the University Faculty 10/5/07; approved by the Board of Trustees 10/19/07;

amended by the University Faculty 5/14/09; approved by the Board of Trustees 6/6/09;

amended by the University Faculty 10/20/10; approved by the Board of Trustees 11/18/10

amended by the Faculty Senate 4/21/11; approved by the Board of Trustees 6/4/11