IFO Governance

The name of this organization shall be the Inter Faculty Organization of the Minnesota State Universities (IFO). The organization shall be composed of faculty members of the Minnesota State Universities of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU).

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the welfare of the faculties of the Minnesota State Universities and to improve public higher education through such activities as faculty participation in the governance of the Minnesota State Universities and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU).

Delegate Assembly:  There shall be two forms of the Delegate Assembly, General and Interim.  The General Delegate Assembly shall have the authority to establish policies, approve budgets, and review actions of the IFO Board of Directors.  Interim Delegate Assemblies are called, as needed, at the discretion of the Board by a simple majority vote.

IFO Board of DirectorsThe managing Board of this organization shall be the IFO Board of Directors.  The IFO Board of Directors shall have full power to act for the IFO when the Delegate Assembly is not in session.

The Executive Committee:  The Executive Committee shall be the President of the IFO and the presidents of the local Faculty Associations.  A local Association Vice President may substitute for a local Association President.  In the event that a Vice President is not available to substitute for a local Association President, the Executive Committee of the local Association may designate a representative to the IFO Executive Committee with advance notice given to the IFO President.  If the IFO treasurer is not a local Faculty Association President, he/she shall sit as an ex officio nonvoting member of the Executive Committee.

Officers:  The officers of this organization shall be the president, the vice-president, the secretary, and the treasurer.

(Language taken from the IFO Constitution)