Article 5: MEETINGS

Article 5. A: Number of Meetings
Meetings shall be convened by the Dean of the SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES as necessary to implement the mission and business of the GRADUATE COUNCIL. GRADUATE COUNCIL meetings will be scheduled on the second Tuesday in October, November, February, March and April of each academic year in an appropriate location identified by the Dean of the SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES.

Article 5. B: Notice of Meetings
The Dean of the SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES shall provide notice of meetings to all of the members at least fourteen (14) calendar days in advance of a meeting of the GRADUATE COUNCIL. The Dean of the SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES shall have the discretion, however, to convene emergency meetings on less than two weeks notice where the failure to meet could impair the business of the GRADUATE COUNCIL.

Article 5. C: Call Meetings
Upon receipt of a signed petition of two thirds of the voting members, a member may require the Dean of the SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES to schedule a call meeting of the GRADUATE COUNCIL. The Dean of the SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES with the advice and consent of representatives from among the petitioners shall set the agenda for such meetings.