The Faculty Senate may, by majority vote, adopt such bylaws as are necessary for the governing thereof.
When an amendment to these articles is proposed, the procedure shall be as follows: A motion which identifies the proposal as an amendment to these articles shall be presented in either a regular or special meeting of the Faculty Senate. Debate on the proposed amendment shall be a special order of business at a special or regular meeting of the Senate at least one week after the introduction of the amendment. Consideration of the amendment shall take precedence over all other business. The vote on the proposal shall be by mail ballot or electronic ballot where the voter is not identified, as determined by the Indiana University Kokomo Faculty Senate Agenda Committee, within one week after the Senate has voted in special or regular meeting that discussion on the proposal is closed.
The Amendment shall be considered adopted when voted for by two-thirds of the total of all of the faculty plus such other members that vote.
(all faculty + other members voting) (2/3) = Votes needed for ratification
Robert Rules of Order prevail unless contrary to the express provisions of these Articles of Government or the Bylaws.
Ratified by the Indiana University Kokomo Faculty Senate, April 22, 1985.
Amended November, 2008.
Amended March, 2016