Faculty Senate Bylaws

Article I: Name

  • 1.1 – The Faculty Senate of Truckee Meadows Community College, a unit of the Nevada System of Higher Education, hereinafter referred to as the Senate.

Article II: Philosophy

  • 2.1 – The purpose of the Faculty Senate is to represent the faculty and to assure faculty participation in the formulation and evaluation of institutional policies and goals.

Article III: Eligibility

  • 3.1 – All College Professional Staff, as authorized by the Board of Regents, will be represented by the Faculty Senate.
  • 3.2 – For the purposes of these Bylaws, ex officio members shall not have voting rights.
  • 3.3 – One representative chosen from Classified Council, and one representative chosen from Associated Students of Truckee Meadows are eligible to hold ex officio status on the Faculty Senate.
  • 3.4 – Any TMCC position whose direct supervisor is the TMCC President, per the current organizational chart of the college, shall be considered ex officio in all matters relating to the Faculty Senate and its subcommittees. The Faculty Senate Executive Committee leadership shall be exempt from this paragraph.