3335-1-08 Bylaws, rules and regulations; their promulgation, amendment and repeal.

(A)  Statement of purpose. The foregoing bylaws are intended to provide a general framework for the functioning of the board of trustees as a governing body and for the organization, administration and operation of the Ohio state university. Detailed rules and regulations for the organization, administration and operation of the university may be promulgated, amended and repealed by the board of trustees upon its own initiative or upon the recommendation of the university faculty or the university senate.

(B)  Rules and regulations; promulgation, amendment and repeal.

(1)  The university faculty (either directly or through the university senate) is authorized to recommend through the president to the board of trustees the adoption of detailed rules and regulations for the university faculty. If adopted, these rules shall be called "Rules of the University Faculty" and shall be amended or repealed under the procedures outlined in this rule.

(2)  The university faculty (either directly or through the university senate) is also authorized to make recommendations through the president to the board of trustees concerning the promulgation, amendment or repeal of the other rules and regulations for the university.

(C)  Rules and regulations; vote by board of trustees. The rules and regulations for the university, including the "Rules of the University Faculty," may be adopted, amended or repealed by a majority vote of the board of trustees at any regular meeting of the board, the notice of which having specified that promulgation, amendment or repeal of the rules and regulations for the university is to be considered.

(D)  Bylaws; adoption, amendment and repeal. Bylaws may be adopted, amended or repealed by a majority vote of the entire board of trustees at any regular meeting of the board, the notice of which having specified that amendment or repeal of the bylaws is to be considered.

(E)  Bylaws; recommendations as to adoption, amendment or repeal. The university faculty or the university senate is authorized to make recommendations through the president to the board of trustees concerning the adoption, amendment or repeal of these bylaws.

(F)  Previous enactments of the board. Nothing contained within these bylaws shall invalidate any lawful action taken under any bylaw, resolution, rule, policy or other legal authority for the government of the university previously enacted by the board of trustees.

(G)  To the extent that any of these bylaws may be inconsistent with the Ohio Revised Code, the code shall control.

(Board approval date: 8/28/2015)