Committee on By-Laws

Members

MEMBERS TERM
Kenneth Ledford, chair 
Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
kenneth.ledford@case.edu
2016-2019
Analisa DiFeo, School of Medicine 2016-2019
Valerie Haywood, College of Arts and Sciences 2016-2019
Maureen McEnery, School of Medicine 2015-2018
J. Martin Palomo, School of Dental Medicine 2015-2018
Wyatt Newman, School of Engineering

2017-2020

Charge

From the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate, By-Law VII., Item m., Par. 1-3:

"1) The Committee on By-Laws shall consist of six voting members of the University Faculty, elected by the Faculty Senate, with no more than two from a constituent faculty. The term of membership on the Committee on By-Laws shall be three years. Members of the committee are eligible for reelection immediately upon completion of their term.

2) The Committee on By-Laws shall review and advise the Faculty Senate with respect to:

a) the rules and regulations governing the conduct and procedures of the Faculty Senate in the performance of its duties, as authorized and directed by the Constitution;

b) all proposed amendments to the Constitution of the University Faculty;

c) all proposed amendments to the By-Laws of the University Faculty;

d) all proposed amendments to the By-Laws of a constituent faculty, as mandated by Article VII, Sec. A., Par. 2 of the Constitution; and

e) all proposed amendments to the By-Laws of the University Undergraduate Faculty, as mandated by Article VII., Sec. D., Par. 2 of the Constitution. The Committee on By-Laws shall take into account in its review the internal consistency of the By-Laws with other sets of By-Laws and the Faculty Handbook. The committee shall also ensure that By-Laws provide for decision-making processes which are essentially democratic, as specified in Article VI., Sec. A., Par. 4 and Sec. D., Par. 6.

3) At least once every five years, the Committee on By-Laws shall carry out a review of the Constitution of the University Faculty, as mandated by Article IX., Par. 2 of the Constitution. The Committee shall also review the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate at that time."