Bylaws
ARTICLE XVII DEFINITIONS
SECTION 17.1
The following definitions shall apply in these bylaws:
a. "Board" means the board of trustees of the city university of New York.
b. "Department" means an instructional department of a college or a Ph.D. program in the graduate school and university center; if the instructional work of the college is organized into divisions or programs, it shall mean a division or program.
c. "Department chairperson" means a department head as such title is used in a community college, a program director as such title is used in the school of professional studies or a community college, or an executive officer as such title is used in the graduate school.
d. "Tenure" is the right of a person to hold his/her position during good behavior and efficient and competent service; and not to be removed therefrom except in accordance with applicable contractual provisions and law.
e. "Senior college" means a four-year college, the graduate school and university center (and all components thereof), and the law school.
f. "Community college" means a two-year college offering associate degrees.
g. "College" or Educational unit" shall mean a senior college or a community college.
h. "President" includes the president of a college, or anyone acting in such capacity as the sense of the provision may be appropriate, including the deans of the law school, the school of professional studies and the graduate school of journalism.
i. "Promotion" is the advancement from a title on the permanent instructional staff to another title on the permanent instructional staff.