Article VI. Resolution of Jurisdictional Disputes

A. Campus Assembly vs. Faculty Council. In the event of a dispute between the Faculty Council and a campus faculty assembly as to whether Council or assembly action is permissible under Article IV.B.3 and Article III.D, or if adopted would result in encroachment on the responsibilities delegated to the campus faculty assembly or the Faculty Council, a conference committee may be formed to resolve the dispute, as further specified in the Bylaws.

B. Campus Governance Body vs. Campus Academic Unit. In the event of a dispute between a campus faculty assembly or other governance body and a college, school or other academic unit as to whether proposed action is permissible under Articles IV and V, or whether, if adopted, it would result in an encroachment on the responsibilities delegated to the campus governance body or the academic unit, a conference committee may be formed to resolve the dispute, as further specified in the Bylaws. The proposed resolution shall be subject to the concurrence of the chancellor. If the chancellor does not concur, the committee shall be provided an explanation.

C. Disputes over Formation of Conference Committees. In the event that the representatives of the disputing parties under A or B of this Article are unable to agree on the additional members of the conference committees, the disagreement shall be resolved in an orderly manner, as further specified in the Bylaws.

D. Disputes over Administrative Decisions. In cases in which differences cannot be resolved between faculty governance bodies and administrative units, the Faculty Council, through its designated representative, may refer the matter to the president.