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3.3. General Faculty Meeting

The President and the Provost/VPAA are responsible for calling general faculty meetings when appropriate and as necessary.

Reconsideration of Senate Recommendation
1. Any individual or group of individuals from any constituency who objects to a
recommendation of the senate may submit that objection, and the reasons for it, to the President in writing.
2. The President will call a meeting of the appropriate constituents for reconsideration if:

  1. A petition signed by 20% of the faculty or more is submitted to the President’s office, or
  2. A petition signed by 20% of the staff or more is submitted to the President’s office, or
  3. A petition signed by 5% of the student body is submitted to the President’s office, and
  4. Said petition(s) is (are) received by the President’s office within 14 days of the publication of the recommendations as noted in the senate minutes.

3. A senate recommendation will be overridden by a 2/3 vote of the faculty present at the general faculty meeting.