Changes to Constitution and Bylaws

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Published November 30, 2016

Changes to the Professional Staff Senate Constituion and Bylaws have been approved.

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On behalf of the Professional Staff Senate Elections Committee, we are pleased to announce that the proposed amendments to the Professional Staff Constitution and the proposed amendments to the Professional Staff Senate Bylaws have passed.  

The effective date of the amended Constitution and Bylaws is November 28, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  At that point, the previous governing documents ceased to govern, except to allow for their replacement by the newly accepted documents.

The number of individuals who voted was 164.  Results were as follows:

  • amendments to the Constitution - accept: 145
  • amendments to the Constitution - do not accept: 12
  • amendments to the Constitution - abstain: 7
  • amendments to the Bylaws - accept: 151
  • amendments to the Bylaws - do not accept: 13
  • amendments to the Bylaws - abstain: 0

The updated Constitution and Bylaws can be found on the here.   

Thank you to all of the UB professional staff that took part in this important process.