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The Bylaws of the Trustees of Boston College and the University Statutes

The Mission of Boston College

 

THE BYLAWS



ARTICLE I. Name, Location and Purposes

Section 1.
Name

Section 2. Location

Section 3. Purposes

ARTICLE II. Board Of Trustees

Section 1.
Members

Section 2.
Election

Section 3.
Reelection

Section 4.
Resignation

Section 5.
Removal

Section 6.
Vacancies

Section 7.
Officers

Section 8.
Regular Meetings

Section 9.
Special Meetings

Section 10.
Notice Of Meetings

Section 11.
Quorum

Section 12.
Powers of the Board of Trustees

ARTICLE III. Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees

Section 1.
Members

Section 2.
Officers

Section 3.
Meetings

Section 4.
Powers of the Executive Committee

ARTICLE IV. Officers Of The University

Section 1.
Members

Section 2.
The President

Section 3.
The Executive Vice President

Section 4.
The Secretary

Section 5.
The Treasurer

Section 6.
Other Vice Presidents

Section 7.
Other Administrative Officials

ARTICLE V. Fiscal Year of the University

ARTICLE VI. Seal of the University

ARTICLE VII. Amendments to the Bylaws

ARTICLE VIII. Indemnification of Trustees, Officers and Employees

 

 

THE UNIVERSITY STATUTES



PREAMBLE TO THE UNIVERSITY STATUTES
The University
The University Objective
The Board of Trustees

THE UNIVERSITY STATUTES

CHAPTER I - University Officers and Administration
Section 1. The President
Section 2. The Executive Vice President
Section 3. The Academic Vice President And Dean Of Faculties
Section 4. The Vice President For Financial And Business Affair
Section 5. The Vice President For Student Affairs
Section 6. The Vice President For University Relations
Section 7. The Secretary Of The University
Section 8. The Treasurer
Section 9. Other Vice Presidents

Term of Office for University Officers

Section 10. The University Librarian
Section 11. The University Chaplain
Section 12. Academic Deans and Associate and Assistant Deans
Section 13. Other Professional and Administrative Officers
Section 14. Department Chairmen
Section 15. Faculty Role in University Decision Making

CHAPTER II - The Faculty

Section 1. The Faculty

Section 2. Adjunct Faculty: Other Instructional And Research Appointments

Section 3. Qualifications for Faculty Rank

  1. Instructor
  2. Assistant Professor
  3. Associate Professor
  4. Professor

Section 4. Types Of Faculty Appointments

  1. Introductory Paragraph
  2. Term Appointments
    1. Regular Term Appointments
    2. Visiting Appointments
  3. Appointments with Tenure

Section 5. Academic Freedom

  1. University Commitment to Academic Freedom
  2. Faculty Responsibility in Exercising Freedom of Expression

Section 6. Renewal Of Faculty Contracts

  1. Term of Contracts
  2. Notice of Renewal
  3. Schedule of Notice of Renewal
  4. Criteria for Faculty Reappointment
  5. Procedures for Renewal of Faculty Contracts

Section 7. Promotion Procedures

  1. Scope of Application
  2. Guidelines for Evaluation of Criteria
  3. Weighing Criteria

Section 8. Promotion Procedures

  1. Scope of Application
  2. Preliminary Procedures
  3. Evaluation of Candidates by Department, School or College
  4. Promotion Committees
  5. Decision by the President
  6. Confidentiality

Section 9. Faculty Responsibilities

  1. Introductory Paragraph
    1. Teaching Responsibilities
    2. Research and Scholarship Responsibilities
    3. University Service Responsibilities
  2. B. Employment Outside the University

Section 10. Termination And Suspension Of A Faculty Member

  1. Termination by a Faculty Member
  2. Termination by the University
    1. Termination Due to Financial Exigency or Discontinuance of a Program
    2. Termination by Dismissal
  3. C. Suspension

Section 11. Due Process For Faculty Members

  1. Classification of Procedures Which Shall Be Employed for Varying Types of Cases
  2. Procedures Applicable to Cases of Dismissal for Cause and Cases of Failure to Reappoint with Tenure (As Described in 11A)
    1. Cases Involving Dismissal for Cause
    2. Cases Involving Faculty Members Who Have Failed to Attain Tenure in Circumstances Where the University Is Obliged Either to Award Tenure or Provide Formal Notice of Non-Reappointment
  3. Procedures Applicable to Grievances

Section 12. Committees For Faculty Grievances

  1. Faculty Hearing Committee
  2. Faculty Review Panel and Faculty Review Committee
  3. Faculty Grievance Committee

Section 13. Retirement
Paragraph on the location of University policies regarding sabbatical leaves, faculty benefits and privileges, and emeritus status