Elections are held in the spring semester. Terms of office begin and end with the last meeting in May.
President of the College Senate:
serves a three-year commitment under the following terms, e.g.:
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:
University Senator/ Alternate University Senator:
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.
September - February
College Senate in Session For agenda and minutes got to: https://fc2.brockport.edu (Web)
Senate--> Year--> Agenda and Minutes
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
Call for nominations
*3 Senators-at-Large 2014-2016
Check the Bylaws for eligibility of candidates and voting faculty.