Chapter 3335-17 Administration Faculty and Student Members

3335-17-01 Administration members.

The twenty-six members from the administration shall consist of the university president, the executive vice president and provost, the senior vice president for business and finance, the vice president for research, the vice president for student life, the executive dean of the college of arts and sciences, the deans of the other thirteen colleges, the executive dean for the regional campuses, the dean of the graduate school, the dean for undergraduate education, the director of libraries, and the three divisional deans of the college of arts and sciences.

Replaces: 3335-17-01

Effective: 3/15/2011
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3335
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 03/13/1978, 03/17/1980, 12/05/1981, 02/06/1983, 05/11/1984, 10/13/1984, 02/16/1986, 01/14/1991, 02/14/1991, 07/30/2001, 06/13/2005, 03/15/2011

3335-17-02 Elections.

The faculty, professional student, graduate student, and undergraduate student members and alternates of the university senate shall be chosen in the manner prescribed by the appropriate constituency as defined in rule 3335-17-03 of the Administrative Code. All terms of service shall begin in the autumn semester following election.

Effective: 7/13/2012
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 111.15
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 3/13/78, 9/25/78, 11/28/83, 10/20/84, 12/31/89

3335-17-03 Administration and supervision of elections.

The primary responsibility for administering and supervising senate elections shall reside with the faculty council, for the election of faculty members of the senate; council of graduate students, for the election of graduate student members; inter-professional council, for the election of professional student members; and undergraduate student government, for the election of undergraduate student members. Each group shall:

(A) Propose procedures and regulations for nominations and elections, consistent with these bylaws; the nomination procedure shall include the opportunity for direct nominations by an appropriate number of electors eligible to vote in an election for the office in question.

(B) Report the results of elections in its constituencies to the senate secretary for certification of senate members. Faculty elections will begin the second week of January and results are to be submitted by the first of March; other constituencies by the fifteenth of May.

(C) Take action to ensure that the time and manner of nominations and elections are well publicized so as to provide reasonable notice to those eligible to participate. Any notices referring to the university senate elections shall be conspicuously designated as such.

Replaces: 3335-17-03

Effective: 7/13/2012
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3335
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 03/13/1978, 05/12/1980, 04/20/1981, 10/13/1984, 04/27/1986, 12/31/1989, 09/01/2006, 07/13/2012

3335-17-04 Apportionment of faculty members.

(A) Seventy faculty members shall be apportioned as follows: at least one to represent each of the following faculty constituencies:

College of arts and sciences: division of arts and humanities

College of arts and sciences: division of natural and mathematical sciences

College of arts and sciences: division of social and behavioral sciences

College of food, agricultural, and environmental sciences

College of business, the Max M. Fisher

College of dentistry

College of education and human ecology

College of engineering

The Michael Moritz college of law

College of medicine

College of nursing

College of optometry

College of pharmacy

The John Glenn school of public affairs

College of social work

College of veterinary medicine

OSU Lima campus

OSU Mansfield campus

OSU Marion campus

OSU Newark campus

University libraries

Departments of military science, naval science, and air force aerospace studies

(B) The other faculty members shall be apportioned among the faculty constituencies, such that no more than ten per cent of the total faculty membership of the senate shall be assigned to any one unit listed in paragraph (A) of this rule. The schedule for apportionment shall be reviewed annually and derived from the distribution of tenure-track faculty and shall be proposed by the executive committee of the faculty council and approved by the faculty council.

(C) For the purpose of voting in a senate election, the eligible faculty shall be tenure-track faculty such clinical track faculty as are authorized for senate service pursuant to rule 3335-7-11 of the Administrative Code. They shall vote only in the election of members from the college or unit in which they hold their primary appoint.

Replaces: 3335-17-04

Effective: 7/2/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3335
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 03/13/1978, 05/11/1984, 10/20/1984, 09/15/1986, 12/31/1989, 05/25/1991, 08/05/1996, 07/30/2001, 09/01/2001, 06/20/2005, 09/01/2006, 09/03/2008, 07/02/2014

3335-17-05 Apportionment of graduate student members.

(A) Ten graduate student members shall be elected by the council of graduate students in accordance with its bylaws so as to ensure a diverse representation of graduate programs.

(B) For the purpose of voting for the graduate student delegation to the university senate, each graduate student elector shall be a delegate in the council of graduate students.

Replaces: 3335-17-05

Effective: 6/20/2005
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3335
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 03/13/1978, 09/25/1978, 10/13/1984, 09/15/1986, 08/05/1996, 06/20/2005

3335-17-06 Apportionment of professional student members.

(A) Five professional student members shall be elected by the inter-professional council senate in accordance with its bylaws so as to ensure a diverse representation of professional colleges.

(B) For the purpose of voting for the professional student delegation to the university senate, each professional student elector shall be a senator in the inter-professional council.

Replaces: 3335-17-06

Effective: 8/5/2005
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3335
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 03/13/1978, 08/05/1996, 07/30/2001, 06/20/2005, 08/05/2005

3335-17-07 Apportionment of undergraduate student members.

(A) Twenty-six undergraduate student members shall be elected by the undergraduate student government senate in accordance with its bylaws so as to ensure a diverse representation of student interests.

(B) For the purpose of voting for the undergraduate student delegation to the university senate, each undergraduate student elector shall be a senator in the undergraduate student government senate.

Replaces: 3335-17-07

Effective: 8/5/2005
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3335
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 03/13/1978, 04/20/1981, 07/01/1984, 10/13/1984, 09/15/1986, 07/30/1990, 01/14/1991, 08/05/1996, 07/30/2001, 06/20/2005, 08/05/2005

3335-17-08 Qualifications for membership.

(A) To be eligible for service as members of the university senate:

(1) Faculty members shall be on the roster of the tenure-track faculty, or on the roster of a college or unit's clinical track faculty who are authorized for senate service pursuant to rule 3335-7-11 of the Administrative Code, and available for senate service autumn and spring semesters during their elected terms..

(2) Graduate, professional and undergraduate student members shall be in good standing and enrolled each semester.

(3) Faculty, professional and undergraduate student members shall, at all times including the time of election, be members of the constituency which they were elected to represent. The graduate student senators shall be deemed to represent all graduate students.

(B) No person shall represent one constituency while serving as a representative of another.

(C) The requirements for alternate members shall be the same as for members.

Replaces: 3335-17-08

Effective: 7/2/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3335
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 03/13/1978, 09/25/1978, 03/17/1980, 10/13/1984, 05/10/1985, 06/20/2005, 09/03/2008, 07/13/2012, 07/02/2014

3335-17-09 Amendments.

(A) The secretary of the university senate, with the concurrence of the rules committee, is entrusted to make non-substantive emendations in diction and grammar, and is authorized to change titles of administrative offices, administrative officers, academic units, or student constituent groups in these election bylaws following appropriate action on these title changes by the university senate or the board of trustees.

(B) Additional amendments to these election bylaws shall follow the procedures specified in rule 3335-5-43 of the Administrative Code.

Replaces: 3335-17-09

Effective: 8/5/1996
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3335
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 04/27/1986, 08/05/1996