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ARTICLE VII. Amendments.

Section 1. Proposal of Amendments.

Amendments to this constitution may be proposed to the faculty by a two-thirds majority vote of all members of the Faculty Senate at any regular meeting, provided that a written copy of the proposed amendment shall have been presented to the Senate at a meeting at least one month prior to the time at which a vote on the amendment is to be taken. Amendments to this constitution may also be proposed by means of a petition signed by one-tenth of the faculty membership, as defined in Article I, except for administrators with limited appointments.

Section 2. Hearings on Proposed Amendments.

The Faculty Senate shall conduct hearings on any amendment proposed to this constitution before any action on such amendment shall be considered.

Section 3. Ratification of Amendments.

Amendments to this constitution will become effective after ratification by a two-thirds majority of eligible voters who exercise their voting rights. The eligible voters shall be members of the faculty as defined in Article I, excluding those with limited appointments. Each faculty member shall be sent a copy of the proposed amendment a minimum of four weeks before the amendment is voted upon for ratification. The vote shall be by secret ballot in a special election.

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