The University Record, June 17, 2002

Regents Bylaw Changes

Editors Note: The Medical School is proposing changes to Regents Bylaws regarding the definition of the executive faculty and membership in the executive committee. Per the established procedure for revising Regents’ Bylaws, public comment is being solicited on the proposed changes. Comments are due by July 1 to the Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the University at public.comments@umich.edu. Additions are underlined; deletions are crossed out.


Regents’ Bylaw Sec. 11.13. The Medical School: The Executive Faculty

The executive faculty shall consist of all faculty members of the rank of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, clinical professor II, clinical associate professor II, clinical assistant professor II, senior research scientist, senior associate research scientist, and assistant research scientist. The executive faculty shall also include instructors, clinical instructors, and lecturers who have appointments of halftime or more and who have been appointed for more than one year. It shall perform the duties assigned to the governing faculties of other schools and colleges.

Regents’ Bylaw Sec. 11.131. The Medical School Executive Committee

The executive committee shall consist of the dean, the executive director of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, and six eight additional members of from the executive faculty, three of whom shall be from the clinical departments and three from the preclinical departments, (four instructional, one research, one clinical, and two department chairs) to be appointed by the Board of Regents on the recommendation by the president. The executive vice president for medical affairs may attend the executive committee meetings as an invited observer, but may not vote on matters before the executive committee. The appointed members shall hold office for three years and shall not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms shall be staggered so as to provide continuity of membership. The dean shall chair the committee.