Jurisdiction

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.