Article I: Name
The name of this organization shall be the University Program Board, hereafter referred to as UPB.
Article II: Promise of the University Program Board
Article III: Funding
A) A portion of these funds will be designated for use by programs that utilize the Up Late @ State brand.
(I) The Up Late @ State brand will be used to distinguish programs that occur on a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday night, last a minimum of two hours and end at 11:00 PM or later, are multifaceted with multiple performers or activities, and possess a theme that connects the performers or activities together.
Article IV: Organizational Structure
A) Each committee shall follow the structure outlined in the UPB By-Laws Article I and Article II.
(I) Arts & Entertainment
(II) Center Stage
(IV) Graphic Design
(V) Late Night
(VI) Marketing & Promotions
(VII) Social & Recreation
(VIII) Spirit & Traditions
Article V: Membership and Eligibility Criteria
A) UPB values the standard of inclusive membership and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, economic status, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, ethnic background, or disability.
B) Must be enrolled as an Illinois State University student.
A) Must be in good disciplinary standing, as defined by Illinois State University policy.
B) Must be in good academic standing, as outlined in UPB By-Laws Article XV.
C) Must obtain position through election process as outlined in UPB By-Laws Article VII.
D) Must complete full UPB term of office: from the date of their position acceptance to the Passing of the Gavel ceremony the following academic year.
E) Failure to remain in good academic or disciplinary standing will result in immediate removal from office. Failure to meet all other requirements outlined in the UPB Constitution and By-Laws will result in removal from office as outlined in the UPB By-Laws Article XIV.
F) Vacant positions shall be filled following the processes outlined in the UPB By-Laws Article XVI.
A) Actively contribute to the UPB Programming Model by attending committee meetings, attending Full Board meetings, or assisting with event implementation.
B) Positively represent the University Program Board.
C) Sign and follow the UPB confidentiality agreement.
A) The organization and its members agree to adhere to city, state, and national laws, to the Code of Student Conduct, and the Registered Student Organization Handbook. Any member found violating this may be removed from the organization.
B) The process for membership removal is outlined in the UPB By-Laws Article XIII.
Article VI: By-Laws
Article VII: Amendments
Article VIII: Ratification
A) This constitution will be presented to the General Board.
B) The General Board will have no more than two regular meetings to vote on approval.
C) A two-thirds vote is required to ratify this new constitution.