Questions of interpretation of these bylaws shall be directed to the dean. If the dean’s interpretation is in conflict with the interpretation of the majority of the RSJ Faculty as expressed by vote in an official meeting, the dean will seek adjudication from the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, or their designee, for a ruling. This appeal shall take the form of a written request for adjudication of the issue by the president.
These bylaws, which provide for the College’s administrative structure and personnel procedures must comply with the University Bylaws, the NSHE Code, the laws of Nevada and the United States, and all Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity policies. Unit bylaws are subordinate to the bylaws and policies of the university and to the Code and policies of NSHE. In the event of a conflict between the unit bylaws and the NSHE Code and policies or university bylaws and policies, the unit bylaws shall be superseded by the others and the policies of the university or NSHE shall apply.
As used in these bylaws, the term “School Meeting” shall have the meaning described in section II.1. of these bylaws, and the terms “RSJ Faculty;” “Academic Faculty;” “Administrative Faculty;” “Graduate Faculty;” “Tenured Faculty;” “Tenure-Track Faculty;” “Non-Tenure Track Teaching Faculty;” Non-Tenure Track Temporary Faculty” and “Voting Faculty” shall have the meanings described in section III of these bylaws.