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Policy 1-002: Parliamentary Rules. Revision 1. Effective January 13, 1995

  1. Purpose and Scope. [reserved]

  2. Definitions. [reserved]

  3. Policy

    1. In the absence of special resolutions to the contrary, Robert's Rules of Order shall govern the faculty, Academic Senate, and school and college faculties in their deliberations.


      [Note: Parts IV-VI of this Regulation (and all other University Regulations) are Regulations Resource Information – the contents of which are not approved by the Academic Senate or Board of Trustees, and are to be updated from time to time as determined appropriate by the cognizant Policy Officer and the Institutional Policy Committee, as per Policy 1-001 and Rule 1-001.]

  4. Rules, Procedures, Forms, and other related resources

    1. Rules:

    2. Procedures:

    3. Guidelines:

      Guideline – Template for University Meeting Minutes

    4. Forms:

    5. Other related resources:

  5. Contacts

    The designated contact officials for this Policy are:

    1. Policy Owners (primary contact person for questions and advice): General Counsel

    2. Policy Officers: Vice President and General Counsel

      These officials are designated by the University President or delegee, with assistance of the Institutional Policy Committee, to have the following roles and authority, as provided in University Rule 1-001:

      "A ‘Policy Officer’ will be assigned by the President for each University Policy, and will typically be someone at the executive level of the University (i.e., the President and his/her Cabinet Officers). The assigned Policy Officer is authorized to allow exceptions to the Policy in appropriate cases.... ""The Policy Officer will identify an ‘Owner’ for each Policy. The Policy Owner is an expert on the Policy topic who may respond to questions about, and provide interpretation of the Policy; and will typically be someone reporting to an executive level position (as defined above), but may be any other person to whom the President or a Vice President has delegated such authority for a specified area of University operations. The Owner has primary responsibility for maintaining the relevant portions of the Regulations Library... .[and] bears the responsibility for determining which reference materials are helpful in understanding the meaning and requirements of particular Policies... ." University Rule 1-001-III-B & E

  6. History

    Renumbering: Renumbered as Policy 1-002 effective 9/15/2008, formerly known as PPM9-1, and previously as Faculty Regulations – Ch. 1.

    1. Current version. Revision 1. Effective January 13, 1995.

Editorial revisions to current version: Formatting corrections made March 5, 2018.


Policy: 1-002 Rev: 1
Date: January 13, 1995
Last Updated: 8/4/21