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Bylaws of Knox College

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Amended and Restated - As Amended Through October 10, 2014

ARTICLE I. TRUSTEES

Section 1 Number of Trustees
Sections 2-3 Terms of General, Alumni, Life and Honorary Trustees
Section 4 General Trustees
Section 5 Alumni Trustees
Section 6 Chair of Alumni Council
Section 7 Unexcused Absence
Section 8 Life Trustees
Section 9 Honorary Trustees
Section 10 Quorum; Vote Required
Section 11 Trustees' Conflict of Interest

ARTICLE II. OFFICERS

Section 1 Election of Officers and Committee Chairs of the Board
Section 2 Vacancies
Section 3 Chair
Section 4 Chair's Absence
Section 5 Secretary
Section 6 Secretary of the Board's Absence
Section 7 Election of Officers of the College
Section 8 President
Section 9 President's Absence
Section 10 Treasurer
Section 11 Treasurer's Absence
Section 12 Controller
Section 13 Secretary of the College
Section 14 Surety Bond
Section 15 Officer's Conflict of Interest
Section 16 Indemnification
Section 17 Insurance

ARTICLE III. MEETINGS OF THE TRUSTEES

Sections 1-2 Regular Meetings
Sections 3-4 Special Meetings
Section 5 Call to Meeting
Section 6 Informal Action
Section 7 Proxy Voting

ARTICLE IV. THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Section 1 Membership; Duties
Sections 2-3 Meetings
Section 4 Regulations

ARTICLE V. STANDING AND AD HOC COMMITTEES

Section 1 Standing Committees
Section 2 Duties of Standing Committees
Section 3 Membership
Section 4 Committee Procedures
Sections 5 Finance Subcommittees
Section 6 Ad Hoc Nominating Committee
Section 7 Ad Hoc Committees

ARTICLE VI. FACULTY

Section 1 Academic Service
Section 1a Academic Ranks
Section 1b Terms of Service and Advancement
Section 1b(1) Term of Appointment
Section 1b(2) Tenure
Section 1b(3) Adequate Cause
Section 1b(4) Regular Appointment
Section 2 Contractual Terms and Provisions
Section 2a The Making of Contracts
Section 2b Termination of Service
Section 2b(1) Expiration of Contract
Section 2b(2) Termination for Cause
Section 2b(3) Financial Exigency
Section 2c Fringe Benefits and Leaves
Section 2d Academic Freedom
Section 3 Membership and Responsibility

ARTICLE VII. TUITION

ARTICLE VIII. GENERAL

Section 1 Robert’s Rules of Order
Section 2 Repeal of Prior Rules, Regulations and Bylaws
Section 3 Amendment of Bylaws
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Printed on Saturday, October 25, 2014