ARTICLE II: THE FACULTY OF NURSING

Section 2.1 Primary Responsibility 
Section 2.2 Membership 

Section 2.1 Primary Responsibility
By virtue of its competence and concern with nursing education, research and service, the Faculty of Nursing, through its Faculty Assembly and various committees, shall exercise primary responsibility as defined in Trustee Document T95-022 for academic matters within the Graduate School of Nursing.

Section 2.2 Membership
For purposes of this governance document, the Faculty of the Graduate School of Nursing shall include any full or part-time, academically salaried, non-academically salaried, or non-university-salaried person holding an academic position in the Graduate School of Nursing, at the University of Massachusetts Worcester (Reference: Academic Personnel Policy Manual of the University of Massachusetts Worcester, p.2.). The titling and privileges of all faculty members shall be defined in the Academic Personnel Policy document for the Worcester campus (T95 022), as supplemented. Voting rights are granted only to those faculty members who have primary responsibility, i.e., 50% or more academically salaried faculty position, for academic matters in the Graduate School of Nursing.