The faculty consists of all individuals with faculty appointments in the School of Medicine. Voting is restricted to faculty members with appointments of 50 percent time or more.
Duties the faculty is responsible for:
To be the approving body for all changes in the School of Medicine Faculty Bylaws.
The business of the faculty is usually conducted through the formal committees and groups that comprise the faculty governance structure. The entire faculty, however, assembles to conduct business under three circumstances.
The Annual Meeting is required in the Fall of each year with at least one month's notice of time, place and agenda. The meeting considers formal reports presented by each of the standing committees and the Executive Dean.
Special Meetings may be called by the Executive Committee, the Faculty Council, Executive Dean, Executive Vice Chancellor, or a group of at least 20 voting faculty members. A group of faculty seeking to call a special meeting of the entire faculty must present a signed petition. Special meetings require at least one week's notice of time, place and agenda.
Emergency Meetings may be called by the Executive Committee with two day's notice to deal with a specific and urgent issue.
A quorum of 20 percent of the voting faculty is required to conduct business at meetings of the full faculty.
Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development
Office of Academic Affairs keeps lists of faculty and the Executive Dean for the School of Medicine is responsible for the agendas of faculty meetings.
For more detailed information regarding the Medical Faculty, view the Bylaws.
This page last updated August 2013.