Indiana Conference of the
American Association of University Professors

Indiana Conference of the AAUP Chapter Bylaws

Preamble

With these By-laws, we set forth our commitment to improving higher education in Indiana, defending values common to College and University faculty, extending academic freedom, and promoting cooperation among AAUP chapters in this state.

ARTICLE I - Name

The name of this organization shall be THE INDIANA CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS, hereinafter referred to as the CONFERENCE.

ARTICLE II - Purpose

ARTICLE III - Membership

The membership of the Conference shall consist of any individual who is a paid up member of National AAUP and of the Conference.

ARTICLE IV - Officers, their duties and terms of offices

ARTICLE V - Election of Officers

ARTICLE VI - Structure: Executive Board and Committees

ARTICLE VII - State Conference Meetings

ARTICLE VIII - Dues and Assessments

Each active member of the National AAUP who wishes to be a member of the Conference shall be assessed annual dues at a rate to be set by the Executive Board and ratified by the delegates at the Annual Meeting. No change in dues may be voted upon unless a copy of the proposed change has been included with the written notice of the meeting at which action on the proposed change is to be taken.

ARTICLE IX - Liaison with the National Office of AAUP

It shall be the duty of the officers of the Conference to inform the General Secretary and other appropriate officers of the AAUP of any action taken by the Conference relating to matters of State-wide, regional, or national import.

ARTICLE X - Quorum

ARTICLE XI - Amendments

These By-Laws may be amended at the Annual Business Meeting by an affirmative secret ballot vote of two thirds of members present and voting. However, no amendment may be voted upon unless a copy of the proposed amendment has been included with the written notice of the meeting at which action on the proposed amendment is to be taken.

ARTICLE XII - Parliamentary Authority

Except as provided in these By-laws or in the rules adopted pursuant to it, the meeting of the Sate Conference shall be governed by Robert's Rules of Order, Revised.

ARTICLE XIII - Relation to Faculty for Higher Education, Inc.

The Executive Board of ICAAUP shall appoint the elected officers of ICAAUP, upon their election, to become members of the Board of Directors of Faculty for Higher Education, Inc.

Final revision and Adoption March 10, 1971
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