These Bylaws are to be read in such manner as to be consistent with applicable law, while at the same time giving the greatest possible weight to the faculty commitment to sharing with its colleagues in administrative office the burdens and benefits of cooperative management and development of this University.
To promote efficient administrative processes in the Faculty Senate Executive Committee (FSEC) we have established a set of Standing Orders in accordance with Article VII, section 2C of the Faculty Senate Charter. These Standing Orders pertain only to the FSEC and not to any other committee of the Faculty Senate or to the Faculty Senate itself.
The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the State
University of New York. It consists of 18 members, 15 of whom
are appointed by the Governor, by and with consent of the New York
State Senate. In addition, the president of the Student Assembly
serves as student trustee and the presidents of the University
Faculty Senate and Faculty Council of Community Colleges serve as