In accordance with the Governance Document of The University Of Massachusetts Worcester (Document T03-035 as Amended by the Board of Trustees September 18, 2013)[Article II: Organizational Structure,Section A. Schools] each School shall prepare, adopt and regularly review bylaws for the purpose of establishing School-specific organizational structure and standard operating procedures, including formulating educational policy. As defined in the bylaws, Schools may (1) be organized into Departments; and (2) establish Representative Bodies and Standing Committees consistent with the principle of joint effort described in the University’s Board of Trustees Statement of University Governance (Doc. T73-098, as amended).
Schools regularly review their bylaws at a minimum of every five years. Any faculty member within a particular School may propose an amendment to that School’s bylaws in accordance with the procedures outlined in the bylaws.
Click the link below to download a copy of a particular School's bylaws:
- Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Bylaws (Approved 4/8/2014) — download
- Graduate School of Nursing Bylaws (Approved 6/5/2014) — download
- School of Medicine Bylaws (Revised 6/13/2016) — download
Proposed changes to School of Medicine Bylaws (2019):