College Council

1. Establishment
The College of Law Council created by general Faculty Regulations is organized to assume the responsibility and exercise the authority provided in those regulations.

2. Organization
a. The College of Law Council consists of:

(i) the dean, associate deans, and all members of the faculty of the College of Law; and

(ii) the president of the Student Bar Association, or the vice president if the president so delegates, during the period they hold office; and

(iii) three students representing, respectively, the first, second, and third year classes in the S.J. Quinney College of Law, who shall be elected at the time and in the manner provided by the Constitution and Bylaws of the Student Bar Association.

b. All members have voting privileges.

c. The dean is chairperson of the council, and is authorized to designate a chairperson pro tempore to serve in the dean’s absence.

d. The council may establish appropriate committees and procedures to aid in the effective performance of its functions. Appointment of faculty members to council committees is the responsibility of the chairperson. Student members of the council committees are appointed by the chairperson with the advice of the president of the Student Bar Association and the Board of Governors of the Association.

3. Responsibilities and Powers
a. The council has responsibility for and authority with respect to all matters properly within the scope of responsibility and authority of the faculty of the College of Law under applicable policies and regulations of the university, with the exception of faculty personnel matters. Additional exceptions to the responsibility and authority of the council as above defined, with respect to other matters not presently anticipated, may be determined by the council as such issues arise.

b. Committees of the faculty established pursuant to University Regulations for purposes of considering proposals respecting tenure, promotion, and retention of faculty personnel constitute committees of the College of Law and do not serve as committees of the council. The results of the deliberations of those committees, in the discretion of those committees, may be reported to the College of Law Council before submission to the university administration and the appropriate university committees.