Bylaws of the Society of Foundation Professors

EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
1 November 2006

ARTICLE I, NAME

The name of this association shall be the Society of Foundation Professors.

ARTICLE II, OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this association shall be:

  1. To contribute to the EKU mission
  2. To serve as a campus voice for excellence in teaching, scholarship/creative activities, and service.

ARTICLE III, MEMBERSHIP

The membership of this association shall be open to all individuals who have been selected as Foundation Professors.

ARTICLE IV, MEETINGS

Section I

Regularly scheduled meetings of the association shall be held at least twice a semester during the fall and spring semesters at such time and place as designated by the members of the association. These meetings will normally be scheduled on the first Monday of the month.

Section II

A special meeting shall be called by the Steering Committee whenever three or more members so request.

Section III

At any meeting of the association, eight (8) members shall constitute a quorum.

ARTICLE V, DUES

There shall be no dues for membership in the association.

ARTICLE VI, LEADERSHIP

Section I

Leadership of the association shall be undertaken by a Steering Committee of four or more members.

Section II

The election of the Steering Committee shall take place at the last meeting of the academic year.

Section III

The duties of the Steering Committee shall be:

  1. To ensure fulfillment of the objectives of the association
  2. To serve as spokespersons for the association.

ARTICLE VII, COMMITTEES

The association shall create committees as deemed necessary by the association.

ARTICLE VIII, AMENDMENTS

Section I

These bylaws may be amended at any meeting of the association by a majority of members present.

Section II

If any amendment is to be voted upon, the membership must be notified two weeks in advance of the meeting.

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