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Plan of Organization

Article I. Department General Assembly and Constituent Assemblies
Section 1. General Assembly
Section 2. Functions
Section 3. Organization and Meetings

Article II. Department Chair

Article III. Department Council
Section 1. Membership
Section 2. Officers
Section 3. Functions
Section 4. Meetings
 
Article IV. Department Reviews

Article V. Department Committees
Section 1. Academic Operation
Section 2. Facilities and Services
Section 3. Human Relations and Welfare
Section 4. Salary Committee
Section 5. Promotion and Tenure Committee
Section 6. Post‐Tenure Review Committee
Section 7. Ad‐Hoc Committees
Section 8. Meetings

Article VI. Faculty Promotions and Appointments

Article VII. Elections

Article VIII. Parliamentary Authority

Article IX. Amendments

Article X. Review of the Plan of Organization

Bylaws

Article I. Technical Areas

Article II. Department Council
Section 1. Membership
Section 2. Officers
Section 3. Elections and Terms of Office
Section 4. Supporting Office and Operating Procedures
Section 5. First Meeting

Article III. Department Committees
Section 1. Membership
Section 2. Officers
Section 3. Elections and Terms of Office
Section 4. Subcommittees
Section 5. Supporting Offices and Operating Procedures
Section 6. First Meeting

Article IV. Merit Pay Distribution Plan
Section 1. Salary Committee Evaluation Process
Section 2. Role of Department Chair
Section 3. Relevant Activities To Be Evaluated By the Salary Committee

Article V. Council and Committee Vacancies

Article VI. Appointment and Promotion Procedures
Section 1. Non‐Tenured Faculty Appointments and Changes of Status
Section 2. Faculty Promotion to a Tenured Position
Section 3. Appointments to Tenured Positions
Section 4. Renewal of Assistant Professor Appointments
Section 5. Promotions to Research Associate Professor or Research Professor
Section 6. Guidelines for Appointment of Adjunct Faculty
Section 7. Guidelines for Appointment of Research Scientist

Article VII. Periodic Evaluation of Faculty Performance

Article VIII. Elections
Section 1. Elections Board
Section 2. Procedures

Article IX. Referenda

Article X. Amendments

Article XI. Review of the Plan of Organization