The Constitution of the BFC affords the faculty legislative authority over the following matters:
- The campus' academic mission.
- The campus' structure of faculty governance, consistent with university faculty standards.
- Policy and allocation of authority for academic matters affecting more than one school on the campus including campus curriculum and General Education.
- The Bloomington academic calendar with only such deviation from the university calendar made necessary by local circumstances.
- Creation, reorganization, merger, and elimination of programs and units affecting more than one school on the campus.
- Appointment, promotion and tenure, compensation, conduct and discipline, and grievances of campus faculty, consistent with university faculty standards.
- Standards and procedures for appointment and review of campus academic offices and administrative officers affecting the academic mission, consistent with university standards.
- Admission and retention of students to the campus.
- Campus student conduct and discipline, consistent with university standards.
- Standards and systems for the evaluation of student academic performance of the campus.
- Academic programs not within the authority of a school faculty. In such cases the campus faculty exercises the same authority as would be vested in a school faculty.
The Constitution of the BFC affords the faculty consultative authority over the following matters:
- Campus facilities and budgets
- Intercollegiate and intramural athletics
- Other matters affecting the academic mission of the campus, subject to the legislative authority of the university and school faculties.