Bylaws
The Bylaws are adopted/amended by the CUNY Board of Trustees. They are the highest source of policy created within the University and take precedence over all other internal University policy documents, including non-bylaw policies.
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ARTICLE I MEETINGS OF THE BOARD ( Text )
SECTION 1.1. REGULAR MEETINGS. ( Text )
SECTION 1.2. SPECIAL MEETINGS. ( Text )
SECTION 1.3. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS. ( Text )
SECTION 1.4. MINUTES. ( Text )
SECTION 1.5. QUORUM OF THE BOARD. ( Text )
SECTION 1.6. PRESIDING OFFICER. ( Text )
SECTION 1.7. ORDER OF BUSINESS. ( Text )
SECTION 1.8. PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE. ( Text )
SECTION 1.9. PUBLIC HEARINGS. ( Text )
SECTION 1.10. BOROUGH PUBLIC HEARINGS. ( Text )
ARTICLE II OFFICERS OF THE BOARD ( Text )
SECTION 2.1. OFFICERS. ( Text )
SECTION 2.2. TERM OF OFFICE. ( Text )
SECTION 2.3. DUTIES OF THE CHAIRPERSON. ( Text )
SECTION 2.4. DUTIES OF THE VICE CHAIRPERSON. ( Text )
SECTION 2.5. DUTIES OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL. ( Text )
SECTION 2.6. DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY. ( Text )
ARTICLE III COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD ( Text )
SECTION 3.1. STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES. ( Text )
SECTION 3.2. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. ( Text )
ARTICLE IV THE COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS ( Text )
SECTION 4.1. THE COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS. ( Text )
SECTION 4.2. FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS. ( Text )
ARTICLE V MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS ( Text )
SECTION 5.1. AMENDMENTS TO BYLAWS. ( Text )
SECTION 5.2. WAIVER OF THE BYLAWS. ( Text )
ARTICLE VI INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF ( Text )
SECTION 6.1. INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF. ( Text )
SECTION 6.2. PERMANENT INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF -TENURE. ( Text )
SECTION 6.3. APPOINTMENTS WITHOUT TENURE. ( Text )
SECTION 6.4. APPOINTMENTS TO THE INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF - NOTICES. ( Text )
SECTION 6.5. TRANSFERS, REASSIGNMENTS, PROMOTIONS. ( Text )
ARTICLE VII ACADEMIC DUE PROCESS ( Text )
SECTION 7.1. DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE FOR INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF COVERED BY A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT ( Text )
SECTION 7.2. DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE FOR INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF NOT COVERED BY A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT ( Text )
ARTICLE VIII ORGANIZATION AND DUTIES OF THE FACULTY ( Text )
SECTION 8.1. DEFINITION OF FACULTY RANK. ( Text )
SECTION 8.2. DEFINITION OF FACULTY STATUS. ( Text )
SECTION 8.3. THE FACULTY, EXCEPT IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL. ( Text )
SECTION 8.4. THE FACULTY OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL. ( Text )
SECTION 8.5. DUTIES OF FACULTY. ( Text )
SECTION 8.6. FACULTY/ACADEMIC COUNCILS. ( Text )
SECTION 8.7. COMMITTEE ON FACULTY PERSONNEL AND BUDGET. ( Text )
SECTION 8.8. APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL. ( Text )
SECTION 8.9. PROCEDURE FOR COLLEGE COMMITTEES ON FACULTY PERSONNEL AND BUDGET OR THEIR EQUIVALENT. ( Text )
SECTION 8.10. UNIVERSITY FACULTY SENATE. ( Text )
SECTION 8.11. COLLEGE GOVERNANCE PLANS. ( Text )
ARTICLE IX ORGANIZATION AND DUTIES OF FACULTY DEPARTMENTS ( Text )
SECTION 9.1. DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION. ( Text )
SECTION 9.2. PROCEDURES FOR DEPARTMENT COMMITTEES. ( Text )
SECTION 9.3. DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON. ( Text )
SECTION 9.4. PROGRAM STRUCTURE IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY CENTER. ( Text )
SECTION 9.5. APPOINTMENTS. ( Text )
SECTION 9.6. PROMOTIONS. ( Text )
SECTION 9.7. TIE VOTES. ( Text )
SECTION 9.8. NEW COLLEGES OR NEW SCHOOLS. ( Text )
SECTION 9.9. COLLEGE GOVERNANCE PLANS. ( Text )
ARTICLE X THE CENTRAL OFFICE ( Text )
SECTION 10.1. THE CENTRAL OFFICE. ( Text )
ARTICLE XI DUTIES AND QUALIFICATIONS OF TITLES IN THE INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF ( Text )
SECTION 11.1. CONDITIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT AND PROMOTION. ( Text )
SECTION 11.2. CHANCELLOR. ( Show Contents v | Text )
SECTION 11.3. SENIOR UNIVERSITY STAFF ( Show Contents v | Text )
SECTION 11.4. THE PRESIDENT. ( Show Contents v | Text )
SECTION 11.5. EQUIVALENCIES. ( Text )
ARTICLE XII SALARY SCHEDULE CONDITIONS ( Text )
SECTION 12.1. SALARY SCHEDULE CONDITIONS. ( Text )
SECTION 12.2. ( Text )
SECTION 12.3. ( Text )
ARTICLE XIII INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF – MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS ( Text )
SECTION 13.1. TEMPORARY DISABILITY LEAVE. ( Text )
SECTION 13.2. RETIREMENT LEAVES. ( Text )
SECTION 13.3. LEAVES FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES. ( Text )
ARTICLE XIV THE NON-INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF ( Text )
SECTION 14.1. NON-INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF - DEFINITION AND DUTIES. ( Text )
SECTION 14.2. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT OF NON-INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF. ( Text )
SECTION 14.3. NON-INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF POSITIONS. ( Text )
SECTION 14.4. NON-INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES. ( Text )
SECTION 15.0. PREAMBLE. ( Text )
SECTION 15.1. CONDUCT STANDARD DEFINED. ( Text )
SECTION 15.2. STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS. ( Text )
SECTION 15.3. THE UNIVERSITY STUDENT SENATE. ( Text )
SECTION 15.4. STUDENT DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES. ( Show Contents v | Text )
SECTION 15.5. ACTION BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES. ( Text )
SECTION 15.6. COLLEGE GOVERNANCE PLANS. ( Text )
ARTICLE XVI STUDENT ACTIVITY FEES AND AUXILIARY ENTERPRISES ( Text )
SECTION 16.1. STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE. ( Text )
SECTION 16.2. STUDENT ACTIVITY FEES USE - EXPENDITURE CATEGORIES. ( Text )
SECTION 16.3. STUDENT GOVERNMENT FEE. ( Text )
SECTION 16.4. STUDENT GOVERNMENT ACTIVITY DEFINED. ( Text )
SECTION 16.5. COLLEGE ASSOCIATION. ( Text )
SECTION 16.6. MANAGEMENT AND DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS. ( Text )
SECTION 16.7. REVENUES. ( Text )
SECTION 16.8. FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY HANDBOOK. ( Text )
SECTION 16.9. COLLEGE PURPOSES FUND. ( Text )
SECTION 16.10. AUXILIARY ENTERPRISE BOARD. ( Text )
SECTION 16.11. THE REVIEW AUTHORITY OF COLLEGE PRESIDENTS OVER STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE ALLOCATING BODIES AND AUXILIARY ENTERPRISE BOARDS. ( Text )
SECTION 16.12. REFERENDA. ( Text )
SECTION 16.13. DISCLOSURE. ( Text )
SECTION 16.14. STIPENDS. ( Text )
ARTICLE XVII DEFINITIONS ( Text )
SECTION 17.1. ( Text )