PA 13-62—sSB 867

Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING FACULTY REPRESENTATION ON THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

SUMMARY: This act requires the Board of Regents for Higher Education's (BOR) faculty advisory committee chairperson to serve as an ex-officio, nonvoting BOR member for a two-year term but excludes the chairperson from BOR executive sessions. By law, these are sessions from which the public is excluded while committee members discuss topics such as specific employees, pending legal claims or litigation, security strategy, real estate transactions, or public records exempt from the Freedom of Information Act.

BOR is the governing body for 17 Connecticut state colleges and universities. The board has 15 voting and four ex-officio, non-voting members besides the advisory committee chairperson.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2013

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