From the Chair of the College Senate Bylaws and Elections Committee-Lynn Boorady
OFFICIAL VOTING PORTAL opening in April (log in required): http://bscintra.buffalostate.edu/vote
College Senate Vacancies: Call for Nominations March 27 – April 7, 2017
Two (2) At-Large College Senate positions will become vacant on August 31, 2016. Both positions are open to both academics and professionals. Additionally, one (1) University Faculty Senator position will become vacant on June 30, 2017.
At-Large Senators represent the entirety of the college. All full-time faculty and professional employees (PSC) are eligible to seek At-Large Senator positions provided they meet other eligibility requirements (see below).
The (UFS) University Faculty Senator is a senator within both the College Senate at Buffalo State and the SUNY University Faculty Senate. All full-time academic and professional employees (PSC) are eligible to run for these seats.
A call for nominations and information about candidates’ statements can be found below. The Call for Nominations for all positions; Monday, March 27 and continues through Friday, April 7 at 5:00 p.m. Elections for these positions will run from April 17 at 12:01 AM to April 28 at 11:59 PM.
Eligibility: Current College Senate members who are completing two consecutive terms in their respective positions are not eligible for re-election. For additional information on eligibility requirements, please consult the College Senate By-Laws available at www.buffalostate.edu/collegesenate.
Campaigning: The College Senate Elections and By-Laws Committee strongly recommends against using college email services for campaigning. Please limit campaigning to the candidate statement posted on the College Senate website (available to the university community on Monday, April 10).
Individuals running for a Senator position in another election may not also run for At-Large Senator or University Faculty Senator positions while the other election is being conducted. If the other election concludes during the period when nominations for At-Large or University Faculty Senators are still being accepted, eligible individuals may self-nominate for either position.
If you are interested in being a candidate, please contact Vince Masci at 878-5139 or via email at email@example.com . We look forward to your participation in the vital process of campus governance. The College Senate By-Laws and Elections Committee.
Results for the Four Schools TBA
School of Arts and Humanities
School of Education
School of Natural and Social Sciences
School of the Professions
Professional Staff Caucus
The Senate Caucus will be held on May 12th 2017 to elect the Official Officers of the College Senate for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Chair of the SWC is a student senator who will be elected at the fall 2017 meeting. This individual will work along with the Vice Chair of SWC.