Representatives to the Faculty Legislature shall be apportioned to each Constituency on the basis of one representative for every 20 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Senate members. All Senate members, including emeriti/ae, are included in the apportionment number, excepting those emeriti/ae who have notified the Senate office that they do not wish to be included.
The Constituency of each College or School lacking a Department shall have a minimum of one representative to the Faculty Legislature.
Constituencies of smaller Departments and Programs that do not numerically qualify for representation by the above formulation shall be entitled to one representative every second year.
Reapportionment shall be examined by the Committee on Rules, Jurisdiction and Elections periodically (at least every three years), or on call by any Senate member.
Should a Constituency be unable to fill a representative vacancy for any reason, the Committee on Committees shall appoint a member from the same Area [See 45C].
No time limit is established for length of service as a Constituency representative.At the start of every academic year, each member shall select an alternate legislator (alternate) who agrees to attend Faculty Legislature meetings and act on behalf of the member when the member is unable to attend a meeting. The member shall report the name of the alternate to the Executive Director of the Senate upon selection every year. The alternate must be a Senate member from the same constituency as the member. If a member cannot attend a Faculty Legislature meeting, he or she shall inform both the alternate and the Executive Director of the Senate. Alternates have the same rights in the Faculty Legislature as regular members. (Am 3 Nov 05)