Board of Regents of the University of Michigan

Chapter XI. The Schools and Colleges and Affiliated Units

Chapter XI: Sec. 11.30-11.47

Chapter XI: Sec. 11.48-11.66

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(Note: Other bylaws applicable to all schools and colleges appear in Chapter V. The purpose of this chapter of the bylaws is to authorize operations in the schools and colleges which are not covered by other bylaws.)

Sec. 11.01. The A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for two years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be adjusted so that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee. The governing faculty is authorized to arrange for student participation in meetings of the executive committee in an advisory capacity. Student participants, not more than four in number, will be selected annually in accordance with procedures approved by the governing faculty.

Sec. 11.02. The Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design Executive Committee (revised October 2012)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four additional members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for two years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be adjusted so that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.03. The Stephen M. Ross School of Business Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and five members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for two years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be so adjusted that two will expire one year and three the following year. The dean will be chair of the committee.

Sec. 11.04. The Stephen M. Ross School of Business Division of Research

The Division of Research will be maintained as a part of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business to provide a means of administrative coordination of the various research activities throughout the school. The division will also foster and promote research in problems of business and economic significance. The division will make possible continuous contact between the school and business enterprises, thereby enriching instruction. The division will be managed by a director, responsible to the dean and the executive committee, appointed by the board on recommendation by the president.

Sec. 11.06. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: Citizens Advisory Committee

The Citizens Advisory Committee of eleven to eighteen members is established for the purpose of advising the chancellor, the president, and the board on all matters bearing on the effectiveness of the service of the university to that area served by its programs centered in Dearborn, including the long-range educational needs of the area and the part the university should take in responding to such needs. The committee will provide for its own organization and procedures.

The committee will be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president for terms of four years. No member will be eligible to serve more than eight consecutive years. The chancellor of the University of Michigan-Dearborn will be a member of the committee ex officio, without vote, and will preside at meetings of the committee.

Sec. 11.07. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Executive Committee (revised February 2014)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and eight faculty members of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the chancellor and the president. The appointed members will not beeligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be for three years and will be so adjusted that at least two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.08. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: College of Education, Health, and Human Services Executive Committee (revised November 2015)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four faculty members, two members from each department, of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the chancellor and the president.  The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year.  The three year terms will be adjusted so that one or two vacancies will occur each year.  The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.09. The University of Michigan-Dearborn: College of Engineering and Computer Science Executive Committee (revised November 2015)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and five faculty members of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the chancellor and the president.  After two terms have been served, the appointed members will be eligible for reappointment for an additional term, however, after the additional term has been served, they will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year.  The terms will be for three years and will be adjusted so that one or two vacancies will occur each year.  The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.10. The University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Business Executive Committee (revised September 2009)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and five faculty members of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the chancellor and the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be for three years and will be so adjusted that one vacancy will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.11. The School of Dentistry Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the faculty of professorial rank to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be so adjusted that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.12. The School of Dentistry Laboratories, Dental Clinic, and the University of Michigan Hospitals

The School of Dentistry may establish such laboratories as are necessary for instruction, investigation, and research in dentistry. The facilities of the school may be used for the purpose of a dental clinic. The members of the faculty of the school may operate oral surgery clinics in the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers.

Sec. 11.13. The School of Dentistry Dental Hygienists

The School of Dentistry may maintain a curriculum in dental hygiene.

Sec. 11.14. The School of Education Executive Committee (revised February 2014)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and seven members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for no more than three years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be staggered so as to provide continuity of membership. The dean will be chair of the committee. The governing faculty is authorized to arrange for students, not more than three in number, selected in accordance with procedures and for terms approved by the governing faculty, to participate in meetings of the executive committee in an advisory capacity.

Sec. 11.15. The School of Education Courses for the Training of Teachers of Physical Education (revised April 2009)

In cooperation with the School of Kinesiology, the School of Education will provide a curriculum for the training of physical education teachers.

Sec. 11.16. The School of Education Teacher's Certificate

The faculty of the School of Education will recommend to the State Board of Education all candidates for the Teacher's Certificate.

Sec. 11.17. The College of Engineering Executive Committee (revised October 2007)

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the faculty to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will hold office for three years and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be so adjusted that two will expire each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.18. The University of Michigan-Flint: College of Arts and Sciences Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and six members of the governing faculty of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be for three years and will be so adjusted that two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.19. The University of Michigan-Flint: School of Management Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four members of the governing faculty of senate rank to be appointed by the Regents on recommendation by the president. The appointed members will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be for two years and will be so adjusted that two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.20. The University of Michigan-Flint: Citizens Advisory Committee

The citizens advisory committee of eleven to eighteen members is established for the purpose of advising the chancellor, the president, and the board on all matters bearing on the effectiveness of the service of the university to that area served by its programs centered in Flint, including the long-range educational needs of the area, and the part the university should take in responding to such needs. The committee will provide for its own organization and procedures.

The committee will be appointed by the board on recommendation by the president for terms of four years. No member will be eligible to serve more than eight consecutive years. The chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint will be a member of the committee ex officio, without vote, and will preside at meetings of the committee.

Sec. 11.21: The University of Michigan Flint School of Education and Human Services Executive Committee

The executive committee will consist of the dean and four full-time members of the governing faculty of senate rank, each to be appointed for a two-year term by the Regents on recommendation by the president. The members of the committee should be broadly representative to include members from each department in the school and will not be eligible for reappointment until after the lapse of one year. The terms will be adjusted so that two vacancies will occur each year. The dean will chair the committee.

Sec. 11.22. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies: The Dean and the Executive Board (revised February 2012)

The executive function of the graduate school will be performed by a dean assisted by an executive board. The executive board will consist of the dean and fourteen members to be appointed by the board upon recommendation by the president. One of the fourteen will be from the University of Michigan-Flint and a second will be from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The committee members will hold office for terms of three years each, so adjusted that four vacancies will occur each year. The dean will be chair of the board.

Sec. 11.23. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies: Institutes and Bureaus

Institutes and bureaus whose purposes are of a graduate nature and which by action of the board are permitted to organize special graduate curriculums for professional training will be, when ordered by action of the board, responsible to the executive board and dean of the graduate school.

Sec. 11.24. The Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies: Mary A. Rackham Institute (revised February 2012)

The Mary A. Rackham Institute will be maintained as a part of the graduate school for the purpose of conducting research, training, and service in those areas which concern the adjustment of the individual with respect to the individual's personal well-being and to the individual's place in the community.

The institute will be responsible to the dean, assisted by the executive board of the graduate school.

Sec. 11.25. The University of Michigan Press (Revised September 2009)

The University of Michigan Press, which promotes scholarly communications, is a unit of the University Library.

Sec. 11.27. The Law School: The Dean

The executive functions of the Law School will be performed by a dean.

Sec. 11.28. The Law School: The Lawyers Club

The Lawyers Club will be maintained for the purpose of promoting the welfare of the University of Michigan Law School, its students, the interests of the legal profession, and the study and advancement of the law. It will maintain a residence hall, dining hall, and club for law students, law faculty, and visiting lawyers. The management of the club and its affairs will be vested in a board of governors which will be constituted as follows: the chief justice of the Supreme Court of the state of Michigan, who will be chair of the board of governors, ex officio; one Regent to be chosen by the board to hold office until his or her successor is selected; the president, ex officio; two members of the faculty of the Law School to hold office for two years each, one retiring each year, to be appointed by the board on recommendation by the faculty of the Law School; four practicing attorneys to be elected by the board to hold office for two years, two retiring each year; and two law students to be elected by the student body of the Law School for terms of two years, one being elected each year. In order to facilitate its business operations, the Lawyers Club is hereby authorized to be incorporated under the laws of the state of Michigan. It may adopt suitable bylaws and regulations for the conduct of its affairs which will not be inconsistent with the general bylaws of the board.

Sec. 11.29. The School of Information: The Dean

The executive functions of the School of Information will be performed by a dean.


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