Part III: Personnel Rules and Procedures

Definitions and Stipulations

The Library shall, for the purposes of Part III, be considered a department and the Director of the Library a department chair, except that the Director of the Library is an administrative appointee.

Faculty who have an appointment to more than one department, program or unit shall be considered a member of the department, program or unit where he or she has the greatest assignment, and if the assignment is divided evenly among two or more departments, programs or units, the faculty member must designate the primary evaluating department, program or unit. The faculty member is responsible for obtaining input from the other partial appointment area(s).

Voting Privileges

Departments: Full participation in all voting concerned with departmental affairs may, by vote of all department members as defined above, be limited or denied to those assigned 50% or less of an academic year appointment to that department.

Colleges: Full participation in all voting concerned with college affairs may, by vote of all department members (as defined above) of departments assigned to that college, be limited or denied to those assigned 50% or less of an academic year appointment to a college department.

University: Article II, Section 1 of the Faculty Constitution is here taken to mean that full participation in all voting concerned with university-wide affairs is open to all faculty, regardless of status.