View Bill 20-21-44

Senate Bill 20-21-44

Bill ID: 20-21-44
Name: Slates for the 2021 Transition Elections
Proposed: 04/12/2021
Sponsor: Nominations Committee
Proposal: According to the Senate Bylaws, the Nominations Committee shall solicit nominations from the membership of the Senate and shall present to the Chair of the Senate by April 15:

(1) A slate of at least two candidates per seat from each constituency for elected membership on the Executive Committee, including those incumbent elected members who are eligible and willing to stand for reelection,

(2) Slates of candidates to replace the outgoing members of the Committee on Committees, the Campus Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC), the University Athletic Council, and the Council of University System Faculty (CUSF), and any other committees as required by these Bylaws, including at least one nominee for each position to be filled, and

(3) A minimum of two candidates for the office of Chair-Elect.

Before reporting to the Chair of the Senate, the Nominations Committee shall secure the consent of all candidates in writing. A brief statement of each candidate's qualifications shall be sent to the voting membership of the incoming Senate ten working days before the Transition Meeting of the Senate.


Status: Completed
Completed On: 05/14/2021


Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 04/27/2021
Decision Date: 05/14/2021
Decision: The Senate conducted the elections.
Actions: The election for Chair-Elect was held at the Senate Transition Meeting on May 11, 2021. All other elections were conducted electronically via Qualtrics, with voting open from May 12, 2021 through May 14, 2021. The results of the elections were announced on May 14, 2021.

Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 04/20/2021
Decision Date: 04/27/2021
Decision: The SEC voted to send the slates to the Senate for the Transition Meeting Elections.
Actions: The SEC reviewed the slates and voted to send them to the Senate for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Nominations Committee
Received: 01/15/2021
Decision Due By: 04/15/2021
Decision: The Nominations Committee voted to approve the slates for the Senate Transition Meeting Elections.
Actions: The Nominations Committee began recruitment efforts in February 2021. The committee sent announcements for self-nominations to all continuing and incoming Faculty, Staff, and Student Senators. The Nominations Committee met on five separate occasions to discuss nominees and recruitment efforts: February 12, February 24, March 9, March 30, and April 13, 2021.

Members of the Nominations Committee reached out to eligible candidates for all open seats and obtained written consent of all nominees, in accordance with the Senate Bylaws. The Nominations Committee endeavored to create balanced slates with representation from across campus.

The Nominations Committee voted in favor of approving the attached slate on April 23, 2021.
Next Step: SEC Review