This letter contains some important information regarding the restructuring and membership of the PSU Faculty Senate, based on the Constitutional Amendment of June 2010.
Elected members of the Senate shall be chosen from the members of the Faculty. Representation shall be proportional by division. Elected members shall have full right of discussion, making of motions and voting. For the purpose of representation, the word “division” shall mean any school or college, the Library, Other Instructional Faculty, and All Other faculty jointly as a single entity; the term “instructional division” shall mean any school or college, and Other Instructional Faculty. From Article V - PSU Faculty Constitution
The Faculty shall elect, during spring term by secret ballot, three members of an Advisory Council of six members, from the membership of the Faculty other than ex-officio members of the Senate (see Article V, Section 1, Paragraph 1). The election shall be administered by the Secretary to the Faculty under the supervision of the Senate Steering Committee. From Art. VI, Sec. 1 - PSU Faculty Constitution
Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
The Faculty shall elect during spring term by secret ballot one institutional representative and two alternates to the Interinstitutional Faculty Senate, from the membership of the Faculty other than ex-officio members of the Senate. The election shall be administered by the Secretary to the Faculty, under the supervision of the Senate Steering Committee, concurrently with the selection of the Advisory Council, and according to the same procedures as described in Article VI, Section 1. From Article VII - PSU Faculty Constitution