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ARTICLE VIII. Ratification.

Section 1. This constitution shall be considered ratified and shall become effective when it has been approved by a two-thirds majority of the eligible voters who exercise their voting privilege. The eligible voters shall be members of the faculty, as defined in Article I, excluding those with a limited appointment. The vote on ratification shall be by secret ballot in a special election.

Section 2. When this constitution shall be approved by the necessary two-thirds vote, the constitution adopted in 1964 shall be repealed and this constitution shall become effective. All actions taken in accordance with the constitution of 1964 shall have continuing validity and application unless they conflict with the provisions of this constitution or actions taken subsequently under the provisions of this constitution.

Revision History Approval:

October 27, 1980 (initial)
Amended: 1989
Amended: May, 1999
Amended: September 11, 2001
Amended: October 12, 2004
Amended: February 15, 2005
Amended: November 8, 2019

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