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The Honor Council Constitution

Article 2 - Officers

  1. Each year during the spring term, a President, Vice President, and Secretary shall be elected by the incumbent Council from among its membership during the previous academic semester. Officer elections shall occur following the Council's election by the Student Legislature and newly selected members shall be present and given voice but not vote. The officers shall serve from the beginning of the next academic year until the end of that academic year.

  2. The President shall call and preside over Council meetings and deliver an annual report on the activities of the Council to the Student Legislature. The President shall decide all questions of procedure and interpretation arising under the constitution. A decision of the President may be overruled by a two-thirds vote of those members of the Council present and voting. At the hearing, the President's position shall be one of non-participation in deliberations and voting; however, the President may cast a tie-breaking vote. The President shall also serve on the Social Conduct Council.

  3. The Vice President shall act in the capacity of President in the absence of that officer and shall be responsible for publicizing the Honor Code. Unless acting as President at a hearing, the Vice President's position shall be one of participation in deliberations and voting. The Vice President shall also serve as President of the Social Conduct Council.

  4. The Secretary shall keep a tape recorded record of each hearing, a record of all findings of violations, including a brief summary of the facts of each case, and penalties imposed. The Secretary's position shall be one of participation in deliberations and voting. The secretary shall also serve on the Social Conduct Council.

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