3. Officers of the Division

(Am. 10.89, 10.25.94, 10.17.95)
  1. Chair

Term

The Chair of the Division is appointed by the Committee on Committees to serve for a term of one year beginning with the first day of instruction in the Fall Term. Normally, the Chair succeeds to this office and to Chair of the Divisional Council after having served the previous year as Vice Chair both of the Division and of the Council.

Duties

    • Presides at meetings of the Division and of the Divisional Council.
    • Sits, upon invitation or at his or her discretion, without vote, in deliberations of any committee of the Division.
    • Serves, ex officio, as a member of the Assembly of the Academic Senate and of the Academic Council, and as Chair of the Divisional Committee on Assembly Representation.
    • Refers matters to the officers or agencies of the Division and of the Administration, as appropriate.       
  1. Vice Chair

Term

The Vice Chair of the Division and of the Divisional Council is appointed by the Committee on Committees to serve a term of one year beginning with the first day of instruction in the Fall.  The Vice Chair will normally succeed to the positions of Chair of the Division and of the Divisional Council.

Duties

    • Serves as Chair when the Chair is temporarily unable to serve.
    • Performs such duties as assigned by the Chair of the Division.           
  1. Secretary

Term

The Secretary of the Division is appointed by the Committee on Committees to serve for a term of two years, subject to reappointment, beginning with the first day of instruction in the Fall Semester.

Duties

    • Prepares the Call and Minutes for each meeting of the Division in accordance with Senate By-Laws.
    • Assumes the duties of Chair in case of absence of both the Chair and Vice Chair.
    • Performs such duties as assigned by the Chair of the Division.
    • Maintains a complete file for the Senate of minutes, reports, and agendas of all Divisional committees and other Senate agencies.
  1. Parliamentarian  

The Committee on Committees appoints the Parliamentarian to serve at the pleasure of the Divisional Council.