University Statutes & Senate Bylaws

Responsibilities

From the University Senate Bylaws, Article VII. Committees:

Section 3. Committee on University Statutes and Senate Bylaws

  1. The Committee on University Statutes and Senate Bylaws shall be composed of a representative fro Legal Affairs; one student who is a member of the Senate; one staff senator; and at least ten (10) faculty senators, preferably one from each of the following: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of the Arts, Perimeter College, the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, the College of Education and Human Development, the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Public Health, the College of Law, and the University Library, with any additional members selected at large.
  2. The duties of the committee shall be:
    1. To review periodically, the University Statutes and Senate Bylaws of the University and to recommend to the Senate such amendments as it deems necessary or appropriate; and
    2. To receive from university councils, committees, administrative officers, and faculty members, any proposals for amendments to the University Statutes and Senate Bylaws, to consider such proposals and to make appropriate recommendations on each proposal as specified in Article XV of the University Statutes and Article IX of the Senate Bylaws of Georgia State University.
    3. To revise the Senate Bylaws to update college/school/unit names and administrative titles so they are in concurrence with current practice.
  3. At the discretion of the President, the members of the committee may serve as an advisory committee on questions of interpretation of the University Statutes and Senate Bylaws.
  4. The committee shall elect a chair within ten (10) working days after the election of a new committee.

Members

  • Legal Affairs representative Kerry Heyward
  • Student (member of the senate) Allysha Watson
  • Staff senator  Ivy Horn-Gardner

At least 10 faculty senators as follows:

  • Arts and Sciences Greg Lisby
  • Arts Patrick Freer (chair)
  • Business Irene Duhaime
  • Education Patricia Carter
  • Nursing and Health Professions Douglas Gardenhire
  • Law Kelly Timmons
  • Policy Studies Yongsheng Xu
  • University Library Tamika Barnes
  • Perimeter Debra Denzer
  • Perimeter Todd Hendricks
  • Perimeter Leslie Dunn

Administrative Assistant to the Committee: Mary Nell Stone, Senate Office

Minutes

Document Title Meeting Date File
2012/11/15 Univ Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 11/15/2012
2012/02/02 Univ Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 02/02/2012
2012/04/25 Univ Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 04/25/2012
2013/04/25 Univ Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 04/25/2013
2014/03/13 Univ Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 03/13/2014
2014/04/30 Univ Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 04/30/2014
2014/11/20 Univ Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 11/20/2014
2015/02/19 Univ Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 02/19/2015
2015/04/23 Univ. Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 04/23/2015
2015/09/17 Univ. Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 09/17/2015
2015/11/03 Univ. Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 11/03/2015
2016/03/08 Univ. Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 03/08/2016
2016/04/16 Univ. Statutes & Senate Bylaws minutes 04/19/2016
2017/04/18 Univ Statutes & Senate Bylaws Committee minutes 04/18/2017

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