Officers of the University Council

Original Policy Source NIU Constitution - Article 3
Policy Approval Authority UC
Primary Audience Faculty
Staff
Student
Status Active
Policy Category/Categories Governance / Administration

3.1 Presiding Officer of the University Council

The president of the university shall be the presiding officer of the University Council. In the absence of the president, the duties of the presiding officer shall be assigned to the executive vice president and provost. In the absence of both the president and the executive vice president and provost, the duties of the presiding officer shall be exercised by the dean on the University Council who is senior in length of service in office. The presiding officer of the University Council shall be entitled to vote.

3.2 Executive Secretary of the University Council

3.2.1 The executive secretary of the University Council shall be elected by the voting members of the University Council from the elected faculty members of the University Council as defined in Section 2.2.1 of the constitution.

3.2.2 The executive secretary shall serve full-time in that position for a one-year term beginning July 1. The executive secretary shall develop an annual office budget to be submitted to a representative of the president's office during the normal university budget process. Part of the budget will include compensation for the department affected by the loss of the instructional services normally provided by the faculty member who will serve as executive secretary during the year for which the budget is being prepared.

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