Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Parent Association By-Laws
Article A
1.1 The name of this organization shall be the Millikin University Parents Association.
1.2 The objective of the Millikin University Parents Association shall be to serve Millikin University in an affirmative manner as loyal representatives in local communities on matters between parents, students, and the University. These include communicating between (and in conjunction with) present and prospective parents and students and the University such information and questions which occur in the course of academic planning, financial support, and social activities of the University.
Article B
  The membership of the Association shall consist of parents or guardians of present students of Millikin University and any interested parents or guardians of past Millikin University students.
Article C
1.1 The officers of the Association shall be: President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer.
1.2 The Executive Committee shall be the officers of the Association.
1.3 The officers of the Association shall be elected for a term of one year at the Spring meeting by those members who are present and voting. Newly elected officers shall assume office on July 1 of the year they are elected.
1.4 The position of President shall be filled by the outgoing Vice President for a one year term.
1.5 The Executive Committee shall generate a list of potential officers to present at the Spring meeting of the Association. Staff members of the Division of Student Life and Academic Development may make recommendations to the Executive Committee as well. Efforts will be made to maintain a balance of distribution between the anticipated year of a student's graduation. Efforts will also be made to have representation from as many geographic areas as possible.
1.6 An officer of the Association may not succeed himself/herself in the same elected office.
Article D
1.1 The President shall preside at all meetings of the Executive Committee and the Parents Association.
1.2 The Vice President shall assist the President and is a member of the Executive Committee as deemed necessary and presides at all meetings in the absence of the President.
1.3 The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President.
1.4 At the direction of the President, or successor in the President's absence, the Secretary shall record and transcribe the records of all meetings and handle all correspondence.
Article E
1.1 The Parents Association shall meet at least twice each year and/or at times determined by the Executive Committee. The Fall meeting of the Parents Association is typically held during the Fall Family Weekend.
1.2 The Executive Committee shall convene at the request of the President as well as at all meetings of the Parents Association.
Article F
1.1 Amendments to these by-laws shall be considered when the suggested amendment is submitted in written form to the Executive Committee.
1.2 Amendments must be approved by a majority ballot of those present and voting at any meeting of the Parents Association.



 Contact Information  
Student Development
Richards Treat University Center
1184 West Main Street
Decatur, IL62522
  Phone: 217.424.6395
Fax: 217.424.3544


Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL