Article VII: Amendments


Section 1. Initiation of Amendment

An amendment to this Constitution may be proposed at any regular meeting of the Faculty Senate by a two-thirds vote of its elected membership, provided a copy of the proposed amendment has been distributed to each member of the Faculty Senate and provided it has been presented at the meeting immediately preceding the regular meeting where action is being proposed.

Section 2. Faculty Notification of Amendment

Any amendment proposed by the Faculty Senate shall be submitted to a vote of the faculty. Each faculty member shall be notified at least two weeks in advance of such a vote and at the same advance date be furnished with a copy of the proposed amendment.

Section 3. Ratification of Amendment

An amendment to this Constitution shall become effective upon approval by a majority of the voting membership of the faculty and by the Board of Trustees of the University of Southern Indiana.