I. Establish a regular working relationship with administration, Faculty Senate, faculty and the Board of Regents.
II. Draft bylaws and amend as needed in accordance with accepted bylaws procedures as provided herein.
III. Call, create agenda for and conduct regular and special meetings for the Senate.
IV. Establish and prescribe the functions of operational committees, appointing members and designating chairs to serve one year. The chairs may be reappointed or reelected for subsequent terms.
V. President, or his/her designee, shall attend meetings of the Board of Regents and, if directed by the Senate, shall communicate faculty concerns to the Board of Regents through channels approved by the board.