Bylaws, Regulations, and Appendices of The University of California,
San Francisco Division of the Academic Senate

 

PART I: BYLAWS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION


Chapter I. AUTHORITY
  1. Regents Standing Orders
  2. UC Academic Senate

Chapter II. MEMBERSHIP, POWERS, AND DUTIES

1. Membership

  1. General Provisions
  2. Transferring of Voting Privileges, Membership of Statewide Officers
  3. Voting Privileges of Instructors and Visitors

5. Powers and Duties

  1. General Provisions
  2. Electronic Voting

7. Areas of Responsibility

  1. Jurisdiction of the San Francisco Division
  2. Jurisdiction of the Assembly
  3. Authorization of Courses, Curricula, and Higher Degrees
  4. Curricular Changes
  5. Recommendation of Candidates

Chapter III. ORGANIZATION
  1. Executive Officer
  2. Officers
  3. Terms

10. Chair

  1. Term
  2. Duties
  3. Vacancy of Chair

13. Vice Chair

  1. Term
  2. Duties

15. Secretary

  1. Term
  2. Duties

17. Parliamentarian

  1. Term
  2. Appointment and Membership
  3. Duties

18. Representative Assembly [ABOLISHED 2003]

20. Divisional Representatives to the Assembly

  1. Term
  2. Selection
  3. Alternate

25. Executive Office

  1. Organization
  2. Duties

Chapter IV. MEETINGS

Section I. General Provision: Uniformity of Procedures

Definitions

  1. Legislation
  2. Modification of Legislation
  3. Day

Section II. Specific Provisions

30. Quorum

31. Attendance of Non-members of the Division

  1. Presidents of the Student Body Organizations
  2. Reserved and Unreserved Seating
  3. Open and Closed Meetings
  4. Special Requests

35. Modification of Legislation

  1. Due Notice and Review
  2. Requisite Majorities
  3. Formal Presentations
  4. Effective Date
  5. Suspension of Regulations
  6. Faculty Council Legislation

40. Divisional Meetings

  1. Annual Meeting
  2. Special Meetings
  3. Emergency Meetings

41. Representative Assembly Meetings [ABOLISHED 2003]

45. Agenda and Minutes of Meetings

  1. Call for a Meeting
  2. Action on Items Not on the Call
  3. Minutes

Section III. Rules of Order

General Provision

50. Order of Business at Regular Meetings

  1. Order of Business at Regular Meetings
  2. Consent Calendar

51. Roll Call Vote [ABOLISHED 2003]

55. Order of Business at Special Meetings

  1. Order of Business at Special Meetings
  2. Authority in Questions of Order

Section IV. Resolutions and Memorials

60. Resolutions to the President

  1. Definition
  2. Procedures

63. Memorials to The Regents

  1. Definition
  2. Procedures

64. Ballot


Chapter V. ELECTIONS

General Provisions

65. Election and Nomination Procedures

  1. Notice of Election and Invitation for Nominations
  2. Nominations for the Committee on Committees
  3. Nominations for Faculty Councils
  4. Ballots
  5. Counting the Ballots
  6. Number of Votes Required for Election
  7. Tie Votes
  8. Omission of the Ballot

66. The Representative Assembly [ABOLISHED 2003]

70. Ballots on Actions or Measures

  1. General Provisions
  2. Conduct of the Balloting

75. Referendum and Reconsideration

  1. Referenda on Divisional Actions
  2. Reconsideration

Chapter VI. FACULTIES AND COMMITTEES

Section I. General Provisions

80. Committee Responsibilities and Authority

  1. Committees of the Division
  2. Responsibility to the Division
  3. Authority to Report
  4. Voting Eligibility

85. Selection and Composition

  1. Selection of Committees
  2. Composition of Committees

90. Terms and Tenure of Membership

  1. Term of Members of Standing Committees
  2. Tenure of Ad Hoc Committees

Section II. Faculties

95. Powers of Faculties

  1. Government and Supervision of Schools [see Bylaw 100(C)]
  2. Delegation of Authority
  3. Approval of Student Petitions
  4. Awarding of Degrees
  5. Dismissal of Students
  6. Dismissal of Students
  7. Reporting of Agencies and Administrative Officers
  8. Acting as a Committee of the Division

100. Membership of Faculties

  1. Membership of Faculties
  2. Voting Eligibility
  3. Organization of Faculties
  4. Recommendations by Faculties

Section III. Standing Committees of the San Francisco Division

General Provision

101. Composition

  1. Standing Committees
  2. Parallel Committees to the Academic Senate
  3. Local Committees
  4. Ad Hoc Committees
  5. Attendance of Non-Members of Committees at Committee Meetings

102. Committee on Committees

  1. Membership
  2. Term of Office
  3. Nominations
  4. Ballots
  5. Instructions for Voting
  6. Results of Elections

105. Organization of Committee on Committees

  1. Election of Chair and Vice Chair
  2. Vacancies
  3. Duties

110. Committee on Academic Personnel

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

112. Committee on Academic Planning and Budget

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

115. Committee on Educational Policy

  1. Membership
  2. Duties
  3. Referral to UCEP

120. Committee on Rules and Jurisdiction

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

122. Committee on Equal Opportunity

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

125. Graduate Council

  1. Membership
  2. Duties
  3. Graduate Council Committees

130. Executive Council

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

135. Research Committee

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

140. Committee on Academic Freedom

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

141. Committee on Privilege and Tenure

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

145. Committee on Courses of Instruction

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

160. Committee on Faculty Welfare

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

165. Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

175. Committee on Clinical Affairs

  1. Membership
  2. Duties

 

 

 


PART II: REGULATIONS & PROCEDURES OF THE SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION

A. REGULATIONS

SFR 745. Classification of Courses

  1. Undergraduate Professional
  2. Graduate Professional
  3. Postgraduate Professional
  4. Graduate Academic
  5. Postgraduate Academic

SFR 750. Persons in Charge of Courses

Section 750. (UC Website)

SFR 775. Grades

  1. Grades
  2. Grade Points
  3. Grade Y
  4. Grades of P/NP
  5. Grade I
  6. Procedure for Student Grievances in Academic Affairs
  7. Correction of Grades
  8. Repeat of Courses
  9. Repeat of Courses
  10. Grading of IP

SFR 779 Grades -- Candidates for the DDS Degree

 

SFR 785 Grades -- Candidates for the MD Degree

  1. Grades of successful coursework completion, meriting the awarding of coursework credit
  2. Grades indicating incomplete or unsuccessful coursework, indicating no credit
  3. Correction of a P grade to an H grade

SFR 795 Grades -- Graduate Academic Students

SFR 905 Student Status -- Disqualification

  1. Scholastic disqualification: probation or dismissal
  2. Professional disqualification: probation or dismissal
B. PROCEDURE FOR STUDENT GRIEVANCES

1.0 Purpose
2.0 Review of Student Academic Performance
3.0 Step 1: Initial Screening of Eligibility for Dismissal
4.0 Step 2: In-Depth Review and Dismissal Decision
5.0 Appeal

 


APPENDIX

APPENDIX I Standing Order of the Regents 105

APPENDIX II Regulations of the Graduate Council

APPENDIX III Bylaws, Regulations and Procedures of the School of Dentistry

APPENDIX IV Bylaws, Regulations and Procedures of the School of Medicine

APPENDIX V Bylaws, Regulations and Procedures of the School of Nursing

APPENDIX VI Bylaws, Regulations and Procedures of the School of Pharmacy

APPENDIX VII Divisional Procedures for Student Grievances in Academic Affairs

APPENDIX VIII Procedures for Submission and Review of Proposals for Modification of Legislation

APPENDIX IX Standing Rule for Faculty Voting

LEGISLATIVE RULING 12.96

 


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