ARTICLE I: PURPOSE
The purpose of this organization shall be to advance the cause of
history, and to encourage, stimulate, and maintain scholarly interest
of the individual members in all fields, especially that of history; to
provide meaningful, educational, cultural, social and service activities
for members and friends; to represent members on issues arising in the
academic community where member interest is involved.
This organization will not participate in any action or situation that
may recklessly or intentionally endanger the mental or physical health
or safety of a person for the purpose of initiation or admission into
ARTICLE II: MEMBERSHIP
Membership will be open to any and all students at the University of
West Florida, regardless of race, creed, national origin, marital
status, handicap, or sex. Each member will have a vote. Any member,
at any time may withdraw membership by written notice, or by allowing
said membership to lapse. Inactive alumni, upon graduation, unless
otherwise stipulated after leaving the university, may maintain
membership if it is so desired.
The member shall be required to pay $6.00 per academic year. This fee
shall be paid by 30 September of the year, both in the case of new and
returning members. In the case of late incoming membership, fees will
be due immediately upon entry. After 1 January the late incoming
membership fee will be $5.00.
This club shall have an advisor, who is a member of the club, and who
is chosen from the faculty in a manner to be prescribed by the club.
ARTICLE III: ORGANIZATION
This club shall elect its own officers, to be known as the Executive
Committee, from among the active members who are current University of
West Florida students. These shall include a President, a
Secretary-Treasurer, and a Programs Director-Vice President. The duties
of these members of the Executive Committee shall be those ordinarily
assigned to such offices.
Elections shall be held the first meeting of the Fall semester (September).
These elections shall include all of the offices of the Executive
Committee. When any elected officer is off campus for a semester, the
office will be temporarily vacant, and a substitute will be appointed
jointly by the Executive Committee and the Programs Committee. In case
of the president being absent for a semester, the Secretary-Treasurer
will be elected.
President: It shall be the duty of the President to preside over
all meetings of the club, to act as Chairperson of the Executive Committee,
to exercise general supervision over the affairs of the club, and to be an
ex-officio member of all committees, except that of the Nominating
Secretary-Treasurer: It shall be the duty of the Secretary-Treasurer
to maintain a club membership list and club files; to collect all membership
dues; to work with the faculty advisor in the control request of all funds;
to take the minutes at all club meetings; and to serve as a member of the
Programs Director-Vice President: It shall be the duty of the
Director to issue information of the meetings and events; to manage the
arrangement of all meetings and events; to take charge of the initiation
of all meetings and events; and to perform these duties in conjunction with
the Executive Committee; to create Programs Committee (consisting of 3-5
members, including the Director) which will be charged with the duty of
the Programs Director in performing these duties; and to perform
in conjunction with the Executive Committee.