SECTION 1. The Faculty Senate shall serve as the representative and legislative agency of the faculty. As such, it shall serve as the official faculty advisory body to the President. Within the policy framework of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, and with the approval of the President, the recommendations of the Faculty Senate shall be the academic policy of the University to be implemented by the administration.
SECTION 2. The academic affairs of the University which concern the Faculty Senate and for which it shall be responsible in formulating policies and reviewing procedures include academic activities, general educational policy of the University, the welfare of the faculty, and other matters which maintain and promote the best interests of the faculty and the University as specified in the Policy Manual of the Board of Regents.
SECTION 3. These Bylaws shall be interpreted to allow the Faculty Senate to accomplish its responsibilities and objectives provided such interpretation does not directly conflict with the Statutes of Georgia Southern University.
Bylaws of the Faculty Senate: Article 1, Section 1, 2, and 3.