Article VII: Amendments
1. An amendment to this constitution may be proposed to the Senate by any senator or by petition of any ten (10) Senate constituency members, hereafter referred to as eligible membership, as described under the provisions of Article VII.
2. A proposed amendment must be submitted to the eligible membership for approval when (1) it has been approved by a majority of senators or (2) the Senate has received a proposed amendment by a petition from 10 percent (10%) of the total eligible membership.
3. Copies of the proposed amendment must be made available to the eligible membership at least ten (10) days before the vote. Voting will take place by mail ballot or at a meeting of the University Assembly
4. A proposed amendment becomes effective when approved by both a majority of the membership and the board of trustees.