Article V—Interpretation and Revision

The Honor Council may, by a two-thirds vote of its membership, adopt new rules and/or amend its Standing Rules. Consistent with the Constitution, the Standing Rules are the procedures the Council deems necessary to ensure the effective execution of its duties.

This Constitution may be amended by the following procedure:

  1. Proposed amendments must be approved by two-thirds vote of the entire membership of the Honor Council and by the President of Rhodes College.
  2. Proposed amendments shall be publicly announced at least seven days prior to the referendum.
  3. To be adopted, amendments must be approved by the affirmative vote of a majority of the student body voting in a referendum called for that purpose.
  4. Amendments shall become effective at the opening of the first academic year following the referendum.

1[1] Indiana University. “IU Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct.” Part 3. 4 May 1990 (Amended 1993 and 1996).