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SP.06.11

April 24, 2006

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

URBANA-CHAMPAIGN SENATE

Committee on University Statutes and Senate Procedures

(Action; Second Reading)

SP.06.11 Proposed Revisions to the Statutes, Article II, Section 2.a(4) and (5)

BACKGROUND

At its January 27 meeting, the University Senates Conference proposed revisions to the Statutes that would change the title of USC Secretary to USC Vice Chair to reflect more accurately the duties of the position.

RECOMMENDATIONS

The Senate Committee on University Statutes and Senate Procedures recommends approval of the following revisions to the Statutes. Text to be deleted is in [square brackets] and text to be added is underscored.

PROPOSED REVISIONS TO THE STATUTES, ARTICLE II, SECTION 2.a.(4) and (5)

Section 2. University Senates Conference

a. Organization

(4) The conference officers shall be a chair and a [secretary] vice chair, who shall be elected for one-year terms by and from the conference and shall not be from the same senate. The chair shall not be from the same senate in two consecutive years.

(5) The executive committee of the conference shall consist of two members from each senate: the conference chair, the conference [secretary] vice chair, and four additional members elected annually by and from the conference. The conference may authorize the executive committee to act on behalf of the conference between scheduled meetings.

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

Linda Beale, Chair

Thomas Bassett

H. George Friedman

Michael Grossman

William Maher

Vera Mainz

Shannon McMullen

Laura Pime

Robert C. Damrau, ex officio

Larry Mann, Observer

Peg Rawles, ex officio (designee)