Constitution & Bylaws

Bylaws of Northern Illinois University

Constitution and Bylaws - PDF Version

History of Amendments

Article 1: Membership of the University Council

Article 2: Standing Committees of the University Council

Article 3: Operating Procedures of the University Council

Article 4: Election Procedures of the University Council

Article 5: The Academic Personnel Process

Article 6: General Personnel Procedures

Article 7: Appeal Procedures for Personnel Decisions

Article 8: Sabbatical Leave Policy

Article 9: Faculty and SPS Personnel Advisor

Article 10: Grievance Procedures for Violations of Academic Freedom

Article 11: Grievance Procedures for Faculty and Staff

Article 12: Grievance Procedures for Students

Article 13: Placement of Critical Materials in Faculty Personnel Files

Article 14: University Faculty Senate

Article 15: Academic Councils and Committees of the University

Article 16: The Colleges

Article 17: Other Standing Committees of the University

Article 18: Administrative Committees

Article 19: Administrative and Faculty Appointments

Article 20: The University Ombudsperson

Article 21: Elimination of Academic Programs and Reassignment of Faculty

Article 22Amendments of Bylaws