Elections are held in the spring semester. Terms of office begin and end with the last meeting in May.President of the College Senate:
Of the six Senator-at-Large positions, one is a part-time teaching or non-teaching professional. Each serves a two-year commitment, with three elected every year. The next part-timer elections will take place:
The two University Senators serve three-year commitments to represent the College state-wide and are elected at the end of the terms. See the University Senate page. The current terms are:
University Senate Website – http://www.suny.edu/facultysenate
College Senator and Alternate:
The Unit/Departmental Senator and Alternate represent each SUNY Brockport unit or department and serve two-year commitments with a term limit of three consecutive terms. Units of representation to elect senators and alternates are announced at the first Senate meeting each spring semester by the Senate President-elect. Individual units elect their own representatives. Call for elections to department chairs comes from the Senate President-elect in March. Half of the College Senate is elected each year.
The Recording Secretary of the College Senate serves a one-year term and is elected at the last Senate meeting for the next year's term. This can be a non-senator with non-voting privileges.
The Parliamentarian serves a one-year term and is appointed by the new President at the last Senate meeting for the next year's term. This is a non-voting position held by a non-senator.
Standing Committee Designations for Senators last for one year. Each senator submits a list of three preferences to the Senate President-elect. Final appointments are determined by the Senate Executive Committee.
Standing Committee Chair Designations last for one year and are appointed by the Senate President and President-elect.
Bylaws Revisions occur every three years. A Bylaws ad hoc committee is formed in the spring of the last academic year the Bylaws is in affect. Bylaws are posted to the Web.
College Senate in Session, see the Meetings page for all scheduled meeting dates and timesSeptember - February
All proposals to be submitted to Senate office following guidelines on our "How to Submit a Proposal" page - the deadline is February 28th - proposals received after the deadline cannot be guaranteed to be reviewed due to insufficient time-frame.December
President-elect announces changes (if any) in units of representation for upcoming Senator and Alternate elections