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Lincoln University, PA

RESOLUTION 233
April 8, 2006


AMENDMENT TO THE BY-LAWS OF                                                                             RES233_040806
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY:  MEETINGS OF THE BOARD




WHEREAS, The By-Laws of Lincoln University of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, adopted by the Board of Trustees on November 20, 1999 (amended July 1, 2005), is the official document governing the policy directives and the management of the University; and

WHEREAS, Article III, Section 1 states that,

ANNUAL MEETING

“An annual meeting of members and Trustees of the Corporation shall be held for the election of Trustees and for the transaction of any other business that may be brought before the meeting at the University on the third Saturday in April of each year;” and

WHEREAS, Article III, Section 2 states that,

REGULAR MEETNGS

“The regular meetings of the Board of Trustees in addition to the annual meeting shall be held on the 3rd Saturday in September, November and February at such time and place as shall be designated from time to time by standing resolutions of the Board.  To avoid conflicts with such events as holidays and unforeseen circumstances (Acts of God) the Board Chair shall have the authority to adjust the meeting date of the regularly scheduled meetings of the Board with the appropriate notice requirements as prescribed in the By-Laws.  At such meetings the Trustees may transact such business as may be brought before the meeting.  Voting by proxy shall not be permitted;” and

WHEREAS, Article III, Section 3 states that,

SPECIAL MEETINGS

“Special meetings of the Board of Trustees or of the members of the Corporation may be called at the discretion of the Chair of the Board and shall be called upon the written request of six members of the Board. Written notice of any special meeting, together with a statement of the business for which it is called, shall be sent to each Trustee or member by mail or telegraph at least ten days in advance of the day set for such meeting.  Except with the unanimous consent of the Trustees present at any such meeting, no business shall be transacted at any special meeting except as shall be indicated in the notice thereof;” therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That Article III, Section 1 of the By-Laws shall be amended as follows:

ANNUAL MEETING

An annual meeting of members and Trustees of the Corporation shall be held for the election of Trustees and for the transaction of any other business that may be brought before the meeting at the University on the third Saturday in April of each year.  Should the third Saturday in April fall on an Easter weekend, the annual meeting shall automatically be rescheduled to the second Saturday in April; and further

RESOLVED, That Article III, Section 2 of the By-Laws shall be amended as follows:

REGULAR MEETINGS

The regular meetings of the Board of Trustees in addition to the annual meeting shall be held on the 3rd Saturday in September, November and February at such time and place as shall be designated from time to time by standing resolutions of the Board.  Should the third Saturday in February fall on a President’s weekend, the regular meeting shall automatically be rescheduled to the second Saturday in February.

To avoid conflicts with such other events as holidays and unforeseen circumstances (Acts of God) the Board Chair shall have the authority to adjust the meeting date of the regularly scheduled meetings of the Board with the appropriate notice requirements as prescribed in the By-Laws.  At such meetings the Trustees may transact such business as may be brought before the meeting.  Voting by proxy shall not be permitted; and further

RESOLVED, That Article III, Section 3 of the By-Laws shall be amended as follows:

SPECIAL MEETINGS

Special meetings of the Board of Trustees or of the members of the Corporation may be called at the discretion of the Chair of the Board and shall be called upon the written request of six members of the Board. Written notice of any special meeting, together with a statement of the business for which it is called, shall be sent to each Trustee or member by appropriate communication at least ten days in advance of the day set for such meeting.  Except with the unanimous consent of the Trustees present at any such meeting, no business shall be transacted at any special meeting except as shall be indicated in the notice thereof.

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