A. Ensure that all ballots counted are
cast by eligible faculty as stipulated in the FS Constitution
B. To certify eligibility of candidates
C. To conduct university-wide elections
to select members and alternates to the Faculty Senate and replacement
members for all vacated, elective committee positions as identified
in the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate section g. ELECTIONS, unit
1. To notify faculty members of all
2. To determine filing and election
dates for all elections under the jurisdiction of the Faculty
3. To prepare and count ballots for
all such elections
4. To submit a detailed written report
to the Faculty Senate certifying results of all such elections
D. To conduct special elections
II. POSITION IN THE ORGANIZATIONAL
Reports to the Faculty Senate
A. Composition (5 members)
One faculty member from each college
and the Library
Faculty members nominated by the FS
Committee on Committees and confirmed by the Faculty Senate
C. Selection of Chair
Shall select a chair from its membership
D. Term of Service
After serving for two consecutive terms, a member will be
ineligible to serve for a period of one year.
Exceptions may be made by the Faculty Senate Committee on
Committees or the Faculty Senate Elections Committee.
The committee shall submit an annual written
report to Faculty Senate.
Whenever possible, a second-year committee
member should be selected as chair.
The committee chair is responsible for
creating and maintaining a Procedures Manual, a copy to be kept
in the Faculty Senate Office.
**After the nominating periods, and extensions,
have been expired and there are no contested positions, those positions will
be elected by acclamation.
Committees may conduct business and voting via electronic
REVIEWED 11/2001, 03/2010; REV
4/2011; REV 5/2014; REV 9/2015