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University Libraries Faculty Governance Bylaws

In keeping with the mission of the University Libraries (UL) at Kent State University, the primary responsibility of UL faculty is to provide professional library and media services to the students, faculty, and staff of Kent State University.

As these professional services are developed and delivered, the UL Faculty, as per the Tenure-Track Collective Bargaining Agreement, acting on its own behalf and/or through the College Advisory Committee (CAC), is the primary advisory and recommendatory body to the Dean on those academic matters that are central to the mission of UL. The elected members of the CAC shall also assist the Dean of UL in implementing the following Bylaws. These Bylaws guide the governance of and by the Faculty and Non-Tenure Track (NTT) faculty of UL.

Bylaws approved by the Faculty of UL, November 30, 1993
Revised in part and approved by the tenure-track faculty, May 11, 1999.
Proposed Bylaw revision:  4/7/06
7/24/06 - Motion made and approved by CAC (Maurer/Gilgenbach): to recommend Faculty approval of the revised Bylaws (after further editorial review for style consistency and correctness of See references) at the next Faculty meeting
Revised bylaws approved by the Faculty of UL, August 16, 2006
Revised bylaws approved by the Faculty of UL, October 3, 2007

Revised bylaws approved by the Faculty of UL, December 13, 2007
Revised bylaws approved by the Faculty of UL, February 7, 2008 (final approval July 15, 2008)