PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE BYLAWS OF THE MANOA FACULTY CONGRESS AND SENATE - SENATE ATTENDANCE POLICY
Approved by the Mānoa Faculty Senate
58 in support; 1 opposed
Approved by the Mānoa Faculty Congress
Electronic vote 10/22/2013 - 10/31/2013
304 in support; 15 opposed
Presented to the Mānoa Faculty Senate by the Senate Executive Committee for a first reading on September 18, 2013. Approved by the Mānoa Faculty Senate with 58 votes in support of approval and 1 opposed on October 16, 2013. Discussed by the Mānoa Faculty Congress on October 16, 2013. Approved by the Mānoa Faculty Congress with 304 votes in support of approval and 15 opposed in an electonic vote that extended from October 22 through October 31, 2013.
PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE BYLAWS OF THE MANOA FACULTY CONGRESS AND SENATE
Article II, Section 3, Mānoa Faculty Senate Bylaws, is amended to read as follows:
"ARTICLE II. ORGANIZATION OF THE FACULTY SENATE
Section 3. Duties of Senators
Three unexcused absences from a meeting of the full Senate and/or of a Senate Standing Committee in a semester will constitute a voluntary resignation from the assigned Committee and the Senate. The Senate will inform the member's Department Chair of the resignation. An unexcused absence is when the member does not inform the chair of the Committee or the Senate of a reason for the absence[
.] prior to the Committee and/or Senate meeting. Exceptions will be made only in cases of extreme exigency."
Material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New material is underscored.