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(Note: Other bylaws applicable to all schools and colleges appear in Chapter V. The purpose of this chapter of the bylaws is to authorize operations in the schools and colleges which are not covered by other bylaws.)

Sec. 11.01. The A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for two years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be adjusted so that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee. The governing faculty is authorized to arrange for student participation in meetings of the executive committee in an advisory capacity. Student participants, not more than four in number, will be selected annually in accordance with procedures approved by the governing faculty.

Sec. 11.02. The Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design Executive Committee (revised October 2012)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four additional members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for two years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be adjusted so that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.03. The Stephen M. Ross School of Business Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and five members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for two years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be so adjusted that two will expire one year and three the following year. The dean will be chair of the committee.

Sec. 11.05. The Stephen M. Ross School of Business Division of Executive Education

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business will maintain a Division of Executive Education which will offer seminars and programs at various levels and across a broad spectrum of subject matter that is of interest to the business and public service communities. The Division of Executive Education will be managed by an associate dean, responsible to the dean and executive committee, appointed by the board on recommendation by the president.

Sec. 11.06. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: Citizens Advisory Committee

The Citizens Advisory Committee of eleven to eighteen members is established for the purpose of advising the chancellor, the president, and the board on all matters bearing on the effectiveness of the service of the university to that area served by its programs centered in Dearborn, including the long-range educational needs of the area and the part the university should take in responding to such needs. The committee will provide for its own organization and procedures.

The committee will be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president for terms of four years. No member will be eligible to serve more than eight consecutive years. The chancellor of the University of Michigan-Dearborn will be a member of the committee ex officio, without vote, and will preside at meetings of the committee.

Sec. 11.07. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Executive Committee (revised February 2014)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and eight faculty members of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the chancellor and the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be for three years and will be so adjusted that at least two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.08. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: College of Education, Health, and Human Services Executive Committee (revised November 2015)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four faculty members, two members from each department, of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the chancellor and the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The three year terms will be adjusted so that one or two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.09. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: College of Engineering and Computer Science Executive Committee (revised November 2015)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and five faculty members of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the chancellor and the president. After two terms have been served, the appointed members will be eligible for reappointment for an additional term, however, after the additional term has been served, they will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be for three years and will be adjusted so that one or two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.10. The University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Business Executive Committee (revised September 2009)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and five faculty members of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the chancellor and the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be for three years and will be so adjusted that one vacancy will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.11. The School of Dentistry Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the faculty of professorial rank to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be so adjusted that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.12. The School of Dentistry Laboratories, Dental Clinic, and the University of Michigan Hospitals

The School of Dentistry may establish such laboratories as are necessary for instruction, investigation, and research in dentistry. The facilities of the school may be used for the purpose of a dental clinic. The members of the faculty of the school may operate oral surgery clinics in the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers.

Sec. 11.13. The School of Dentistry Dental Hygienists

The School of Dentistry may maintain a curriculum in dental hygiene.

Sec. 11.14. The School of Education Executive Committee (revised February 2014)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and seven members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for no more than three years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be staggered so as to provide continuity of membership. The dean will be chair of the committee. The governing faculty is authorized to arrange for students, not more than three in number, selected in accordance with procedures and for terms approved by the governing faculty, to participate in meetings of the executive committee in an advisory capacity.

Sec. 11.15. The School of Education Courses for the Training of Teachers of Physical Education (revised April 2009)

In cooperation with the School of Kinesiology, the School of Education will provide a curriculum for the training of physical education teachers.

Sec. 11.16. The School of Education Teacher’s Certificate

The faculty of the School of Education will recommend to the State Board of Education all candidates for the Teacher’s Certificate.

Sec. 11.17. The College of Engineering Executive Committee (revised October 2007)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for three years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be so adjusted that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.18. The University of Michigan-Flint: College of Arts and Sciences Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the governing faculty of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be for three years and will be so adjusted that two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.19. The University of Michigan-Flint: School of Management Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four members of the governing faculty of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be for two years and will be so adjusted that two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.20. The University of Michigan-Flint: Citizens Advisory Committee

The citizens advisory committee of eleven to eighteen members is established for the purpose of advising the chancellor, the president, and the board on all matters bearing on the effectiveness of the service of the university to that area served by its programs centered in Flint, including the long-range educational needs of the area, and the part the university should take in responding to such needs. The committee will provide for its own organization and procedures.

The committee will be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president for terms of four years. No member will be eligible to serve more than eight consecutive years. The chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint will be a member of the committee ex officio, without vote, and will preside at meetings of the committee.

Sec. 11.21: The University of Michigan-Flint School of Education and Human Services Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four full-time members of the governing faculty of senate rank, each to be appointed for a two-year term by the Regents on recommendation by the president. The members of the committee should be broadly representative to include members from each department in the school and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be adjusted so that two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.215: The University of Michigan-Flint School of Nursing Executive Committee (added June 2017)

The executive committee will consist of the dean who will serve as chair, ex officio, and six faculty members elected by the governing faculty, and appointed by the Board of Regents on recommendation by the chancellor. The appointed members will hold office for three years, and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. Terms will begin on September 1 and end on August 31, and will be adjusted so that one or two will expire each year.

Sec. 11.22. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies: The Dean and the Executive Board (revised February 2012)

The executive function of the graduate school will be performed by a dean assisted by an executive board. The executive board will consist of the dean and fourteen members to be appointed by the board upon recommendation by the president. One of the fourteen will be from the University of Michigan-Flint and a second will be from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The committee members will hold office for terms of three years each, so adjusted that four vacancies will occur each year. The dean will be chair of the board.

Sec. 11.23. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies: Institutes and Bureaus

Institutes and bureaus whose purposes are of a graduate nature and which by action of the board are permitted to organize special graduate curriculums for professional training will be, when ordered by action of the board, responsible to the executive board and dean of the graduate school.

Sec. 11.24. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies: Mary A. Rackham Institute (revised November 2015)

The Mary A. Rackham Institute will be maintained as a part of the graduate school for the purpose of conducting research, training, and service in those areas which concern the adjustment of the individual with respect to the individual’s personal well-being and to the individual’s place in the community.

The institute will be responsible to the dean, assisted by the executive board of the graduate school.

Sec. 11.25. The University of Michigan Press (revised September 2009)

The University of Michigan Press, which promotes scholarly communications, is a unit of the University Library.

Sec. 11.27. The Law School: The Dean

The executive functions of the Law School will be performed by a dean.

Sec. 11.28. The Law School: The Lawyers Club

The Lawyers Club will be maintained for the purpose of promoting the welfare of the University of Michigan Law School, its students, the interests of the legal profession, and the study and advancement of the law. It will maintain a residence hall, dining hall, and club for law students, law faculty, and visiting lawyers. The management of the club and its affairs will be vested in a board of governors which will be constituted as follows: the chief justice of the Supreme Court of the state of Michigan, who will be chair of the board of governors, ex officio; one Regent to be chosen by the board to hold office until his or her successor is selected; the president, ex officio; two members of the faculty of the Law School to hold office for two years each, one retiring each year, to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the faculty of the Law School; four practicing attorneys to be elected by the board to hold office for two years, two retiring each year; and two law students to be elected by the student body of the Law School for terms of two years, one being elected each year. In order to facilitate its business operations, the Lawyers Club is hereby authorized to be incorporated under the laws of the state of Michigan. It may adopt suitable bylaws and regulations for the conduct of its affairs which will not be inconsistent with the general bylaws of the board.

Sec. 11.29. The School of Information: The Dean

The executive functions of the School of Information will be performed by a dean.

Sec. 11.30. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: The Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for three years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be so adjusted that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.31. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: Laboratories and Museums Collections (revised February 2014)

All special laboratories, working collections, and museums in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts will be under the immediate direction of the chair of the departments of which they are a part, except for the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, the Museum of Paleontology, and the Museum of Natural History. Each of these units will be in the charge of a director appointed by the board, on recommendation by the president and responsible to the dean and the executive committee.

Sec. 11.33. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: Astronomical Observatories

The Astronomical Observatories of the university will be in the charge of a director, appointed by the board on recommendation by the president and responsible to the dean and executive committee. The director will have supervision of and be responsible for the astronomical and meteorological instruments and apparatus.

Sec. 11.34. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: The Edwin S. George Reserve

The Edwin S. George Reserve will be maintained for the purpose of providing education and research opportunities in the natural sciences, and of preserving and demonstrating the native fauna and flora. It will be equally available to all qualified members of the university staff.

The reserve will be in the charge of the director of the Museum of Zoology, who will be ex officio director of the reserve, responsible to the dean and executive committee. The director will be advised by an executive committee appointed by the dean and representative of all units interested in the use of the reserve for teaching or research purposes. The members of the executive committee will be appointed for terms of three years each, so adjusted as to insure a maximum of continuity in the membership of the committee. The director will be ex officio chair of the executive committee.

Sec. 11.35. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts: The Biological Station

The Biological Station at Douglas Lake will be maintained for the purpose of combining field work with instruction and research in the biological sciences. Its facilities will be equally available to all qualified members of the university staff.

The station will be in the charge of a director appointed by the board on recommendation by the president and responsible to the dean and executive committee.

The director will be ex officio custodian of the lands assigned to the Biological Station for scientific purposes. The director will be assisted by an executive committee consisting of the following: the director of the Biological Station, ex officio, who will be chair; the chair of the Division of Biological Sciences, ex officio; the dean of the School of Natural Resources and Environment, ex officio, or the dean’s designated representative; the director of the Great Lakes and Marine Waters Center, ex officio, or the director’s designated representative; a representative of the group for botany; a representative of the group for ecology, behavior, and evolutionary biology; a representative of the group for systematics; and an elected representative of the Biological Station faculty.

The executive committee will be responsible for the general management of the station and the lands assigned thereto for scientific purposes; for developing educational policies and programs; for making recommendations to the dean and the executive committee concerning budgets, appointments, and plant development and operation.

Scientists who are visiting workers at the camp may be admitted to all of the privileges of the students subject to the approval of the director and subject, further, to all the restrictions and obligations imposed upon students.

Sec. 11.36. The University of Michigan Academic Medical Center (revised July 2016)

The University of Michigan AMC consists of the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) and the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). The UMHS consists of the University of Michigan Hospitals (UMH), the University of Michigan Medical Group (UMMG), and Michigan Health Corporation (MHC) as well as all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise, each as described in Section 11.42 of these bylaws. The board is responsible for establishing the mission, goals and objectives of the AMC. All components of the AMC will function cooperatively in teaching, research, and patient care. 

Sec. 11.37. The UMMS: The Executive Faculty

The executive faculty will consist of all faculty members of the rank of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, clinical professor, clinical associate professor, clinical assistant professor, research professor, research associate professor, research assistant professor, and assistant research scientist. The executive faculty will also include instructors, clinical instructors, and lecturers who have appointments of halftime or more and who have been appointed for more than one year. It will perform the duties assigned to the governing faculties of other schools and colleges.

Sec. 11.38. The UMMS Executive Committee (revised July 2016)

The UMMS executive committee will consist of the EVPMA/Dean, the executive vice deans of the UMMS and nine members of the executive faculty (four instructional, one research, two clinical, and two department chairs) to be appointed by the Board of Regents on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for three years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be staggered so as to provide continuity of membership. The EVPMA/Dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.39. [Reserved] (deleted July 2016)

Sec. 11.40. [Reserved] (deleted July 2016)

Sec. 11.41. The School of Nursing Executive Committee (revised September 2016)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and eight members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for three years and will be eligible for reappointment. The terms will be adjusted so that at least two but no more than four will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.42. The UMHS: The University of Michigan Health System (revised July 2016)

As specified in Section 11.36 of these bylaws, the UMHS consists of the UMH, the UMMG, and MHC, as well as all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise.

The UMH is maintained for the purpose of providing the highest type of hospital service and medical care and of providing suitable facilities for the teaching and advancement of medicine and allied sciences, arts, and skills.

The UMMG combines the practice plans of the UMMS into a single, integrated, multi-specialty professional medical group, which delivers the professional medical care on behalf of the University.

MHC is a Michigan nonprofit corporation formed for the purposes, among other things, of engaging in charitable, scientific, educational and research activities designed to promote the health of the public and contracting with individuals and entities qualified and licensed to render health care services.

The UMHS, including the UMH, UMMG and MHC, as well as all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise, will be subject to the oversight of the Board of Regents and, as delegated by the Board of Regents, the oversight of the University of Michigan Health System Board (UMHS Board) and the EVPMA/Dean. Each of the UMHS Board, the UMMG and MHC, as well as all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise, will be governed by appropriate bylaws, which in the case of MHC and all other University subsidiaries and affiliates that promote the mission of the clinical enterprise, are subject to the approval and recommendation of the UMHS Board and ultimate approval of the Board of Regents. The bylaws of the UMMG are subject to the approval of the UMHS Board.

Sec. 11.43. The UMHS: The University of Michigan Health System Board (revised July 2016)

The UMHS Board will be composed of the members, and be responsible for the matters, described in the Amended and Restated Bylaws of The University of Michigan Health System Board. Each member of the UMHS Board will sign a written agreement governing conflicts of interest and conflicts of commitment in a form approved by the UMHS Board.

Sec. 11.44. [Reserved] (deleted July 2016)

Sec. 11.45. The UMHS: President and Executive Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs of the UMMS (revised July 2016)

The president of the UMHS and executive vice dean for clinical affairs of the UMMS (UMHS President) will be recommended by the EVPMA/Dean to the president and will be appointed board. The UMHS President reports to the EVPMA/Dean. The UMHS President is responsible for managing the entire UMH as required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Joint Commission and will be appointed to that role by the UMHS Board with the approval of the board. The UMHS President will be responsible to the UMHS Board as the UMH governing body for the operation, maintenance and administrative affairs of the UMH. The UMHS President will have such other UMH manager roles as prescribed by the UMHS Board. 

The UMHS President will, ex officio, be a member of the UMHS Board and, in his or her capacity as executive vice dean for clinical affairs of the UMMS, will be a member of the UMMS executive committee.

Sec. 11.46. [Reserved] (deleted July 2016)

Sec. 11.47. The University of Michigan Hospitals: Admission of Patients (revised July 2016)

Patients will be admitted to the UMH for diagnosis, care, and treatment which will be provided in accordance with rules and regulations formulated from time to time by the UMHS Board and approved by the Board of Regents.

Sec. 11.48. The University of Michigan Health System: Disclosure of University of Michigan Health System Records of Patient Care (revised July 2016)

Records of patient care are confidential and will not be published nor their contents disclosed except as permitted or required by law and consistent with applicable policies, including the University’s Notice of Privacy Practices.

Sec. 11.49. The School of Music, Theatre & Dance: The Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the faculty, to be appointed by the Board of Regents on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for three years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be so adjusted that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.50. The School for Environment and Sustainability: The Executive Committee (revised June 2017)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four members of the tenured professorial faculty to be appointed by the Board of Regents on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for two years, and the terms will be adjusted so that two will expire each year. The appointed members will be eligible for reappointment for one additional term but will not thereafter be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The governing faculty is authorized to arrange for students, not more than two in number, selected in accordance with procedures and for terms approved by the governing faculty, to participate in meetings of the executive committee in an advisory capacity.

Sec. 11.51. The College of Pharmacy: The Executive Committee (revised July 2017)

The executive committee will consist of the dean of the college, who will chair the committee (without vote), and six elected members of the governing faculty above the rank of assistant professor, clinical assistant professor, or research assistant professor that meet the following additional criteria: two members from each academic department, with at least one tenured faculty member from each department; one member from the clinical track faculty; and greater than fifty percent of the elected members must be tenured faculty. The terms will be for three years and will be adjusted so that only one member from each department is elected in any given year. A minimum of one year is required between terms of service. Assistant and/or associate deans and department chairs of the college will serve as ex officio members without vote and are not eligible to serve as elected members. Associate chairs and Senate assembly representatives are also ineligible to serve as elected members.

Sec. 11.52. The School of Public Health: The Executive Committee (revised June 2007)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for two years, with reelection for a second consecutive term permitted. If a committee member has served two consecutive terms, he/she must sit out one election cycle before being eligible for reelection. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.53. The School of Social Work: The Executive Committee (revised January 2006)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the governing faculty, five tenured and one un-tenured member of the professorial staff, to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed tenured members will hold office for three years, and the appointed un-tenured member will hold office for two years. The terms will be adjusted so that no more than two tenured appointments will expire each year. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.54. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: General Purposes (revised February 2011)

Responsibility for the development, maintenance, and administration of the university’s programs in intercollegiate athletics on the Ann Arbor campus will rest in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The term “athletics” includes all programs of intercollegiate competition.

The department will conduct its activities in accordance with the policies and procedures applicable to other university units.

Sec. 11.56. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: The Director (revised February 2011)

The executive functions of the department will be performed by a director of intercollegiate athletics. The director will be appointed by the Board of Regents upon recommendation by the president and will be responsible to the president. The director’s salary will be determined by the president. The director will be responsible for the effective operation of the program in intercollegiate athletics.

The director will be responsible for the coaching, training, and well-being of athletes in the intercollegiate athletics program, for the scheduling of intercollegiate competition, and for all business matters included in the administration of the intercollegiate athletics program. The director will perform such other duties as may be directed by the president.

Sec. 11.58. The Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics (revised May 2012)

The Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics (hereinafter “the Advisory Board”) will be constituted as follows:

Six members of the University Senate, to be appointed by the president from a panel of senate members chosen by the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, subject to the approval of the Board of Regents. The six senate members will hold office in each case for three years, but in no event will any member of the senate serve more than two consecutive terms, except that if a member be appointed to fill an unexpired term of less than half of a full term, this will not make that member ineligible for two full terms. The terms of senate members will be staggered so that two terms will expire each year. The panel from which the appointments are made will be unranked and will contain twice the number of appointees. If a vacancy in the appointive senate membership will occur from causes other than the completion of the appointive term, the president is authorized to make an interim appointment from the most recent panel of names submitted by the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs; or, if the president so requests, from a new panel of names chosen by the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs.

The university representatives in the Intercollegiate Conference of Faculty Representatives ex officio to serve a five year term.

Two alumni/ae, to be appointed by the president from a panel chosen by the board of directors of the University of Michigan Alumni Association, subject to approval by the Board of Regents, to hold office for three years in each case, provided always that no alumni/ae member will hold office more than two consecutive terms. The alumni/ae members will serve three year terms, which terms will be staggered so that they are not concurrent. The panel from which the appointments are made will contain twice the number of appointees. If a vacancy in the appointive alumni/ae membership will occur from causes other than the completion of the appointive term, the president is authorized to make an interim appointment from the most recent panel of names submitted by the board of directors of the University of Michigan Alumni Association; or, if the president so requests, from a new panel of names chosen by that board.

Two student athletes of the university, to be appointed by the President from a panel chosen by Central Student Government, subject to approval by the Board of Regents. The student athlete members will serve two-year terms which terms will be staggered so that one student athlete is appointed each year. The panel from which the appointment is made will be unranked and will contain at least twice the number of appointees. If a vacancy in the appointive student athlete membership will occur from causes other than the completion of the appointive term, the president is authorized to make an interim appointment from the most recent panel of names submitted by Central Student Government; or, if the president so requests, from a new panel of names chosen by Central Student Government.

Two members of the University Senate to be appointed by the president on the recommendation of the director, subject to the approval of the Board of Regents. The panel from which the appointments are made will contain twice the number of appointees. These members will hold office in each case for three years, except that one of the first two members so appointed will have an initial term of only 2 years to that henceforth their terms will be staggered. In no event will these members serve more than two consecutive terms. If a vacancy in the membership appointed on the athletic director’s recommendation occurs from causes other than the completion of the appointive term, the president is authorized to make an interim appointment from the most recent panel of names submitted by the athletic director; or, if the president so requests, from a new panel of names chosen by the athletic director.

The chair of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, ex officio.

One executive officer appointed by the president to be a member ex officio.

The director of athletics, ex officio, without vote.

Sec. 11.59. The Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics: Organization (revised December 2005)

Members of the Advisory Board will be appointed on or before the first of July each year. The officers of the Advisory Board will be a chair, a secretary, and such other officers and committees as will be authorized or chosen by the board. The director of athletics will be chair, ex officio, without vote. The chair will act as presiding officer at board meetings and will act as the board’s general executive officer.

There will be a Committee on Academic Performance consisting of the faculty members of the board and a representative of the registrar of the university. The committee will report to and advise the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and, subject to the final authority of the provost, will have authority to examine and appraise the academic performance of intercollegiate athletes, to determine their eligibility for competition in intercollegiate athletics, and to take any other action regarding such candidates as may seem necessary or appropriate under the circumstances.

Sec. 11.60. The Advisory Board on Intercollegiate Athletics: Functions (revised October 2005)

The Advisory Board will function as advisor to the director on the program in intercollegiate athletics. The director will seek and consider the advice of the Advisory Board on all major financial and policy decisions with respect to the program on intercollegiate athletics.

Upon the request of the Advisory Board, the president will meet with the Advisory Board at least once in each of the fall and winter semesters.

Subject only to the ultimate authority of the president and the Board of Regents, the Advisory Board will make, adopt, and enforce the necessary rules and regulations governing all questions pertaining to the eligibility of players, intercollegiate relations, and membership in associations of universities and colleges organized for the regulation of athletics.

The president will appoint the university representative in the Intercollegiate Conference of Faculty Representatives after seeking nominees from the Advisory Board, the Senate Assembly, and others, and after consultation with the Advisory Board. Such representative will be a member of the University Senate and will hold office for a term of five years.

The Advisory Board will report all its official actions, through the president, to the Board of Regents for approval, and will report annually to the University Senate, through the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs. At any time, the Advisory Board may consult with the University Senate through its advisory committee; and at any time, the Senate Advisory Committee may request full information on matters within the province of the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board will at all times receive and consider recommendations from the University Senate and petitions from the student body.

Sec. 11.61. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: Funds (revised February 2011)

Separate accounting and financial statements will be made for department funds. Any surplus funds from intercollegiate operations will be devoted (1) to the further support of the various programs and activities carried on within the department, and (2) so far as possible, to permanent university improvements, particularly to the building and improvement of facilities.

Sec. 11.62. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics: Facilities (revised February 2011)

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will establish policies on the use of athletic facilities and properties that are managed by the Athletic Department. Every effort will be made to coordinate the use of athletic facilities between the intercollegiate program and the recreational sports program, which is administered by the vice president for student affairs.

Sec. 11.65. The School of Kinesiology: The Executive Committee (revised April 2009)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four members of the governing faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed faculty members will hold office for a two-year term. The appointed faculty members will be eligible to serve two consecutive two-year terms, but will not be eligible for reappointment to any additional two-year terms until after the lapse of one year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.66. The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: The Executive Committee (revised September 2018)

The executive committee will consist of the dean, two associate deans, and four members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for two years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be staggered so as to provide continuity of membership. The dean will chair the committee. The governing faculty is authorized to arrange for student participation in meetings of the executive committee in an advisory capacity. A student participant will be selected annually in accordance with procedures approved by the governing faculty.

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Bylaws updated: September 2018 (Addition of Sec. 2.075, Revision of Sec. 6.02, Sec 8.01, Sec. 8.02, and Sec. 11.66)