Cor Mariae Board of Directors

Purpose & Function:

The Order Cor Mariae-Pro Fide et Cultura, the University vicennial order, is governed by a five-person Board of Directors elected by and from the current full-time employees of Marywood University who are medalists.

The Board of Directors

  • recommends new members for the Order to the President of the University;
  • plans and organizes the investiture ceremonies for the Order;
  • considers petitions presented by the Associate Vice President for Human Resources for membership where technical requirements are not met, but fairness and appropriateness argue for approval.

The President of the Board of Directors exercises administrative oversight of this Marywood vicennial order.


Membership & Selection:

Election to the Board of Directors is by and from the current Marywood full-time Marywood vicennial medalists.

The President of Marywood University serves as an ex officio, non-voting member of the Board.

The Associate Vice President for Human Resources acts as a staff officer and consultant to the Board of Directors.

The current Cor Mariae Board of Directors conducts the election of new members. Ballots are mailed to the Office of the President of the University, who announces election results.

Term:

Directors serve for three-year terms. There are no limits to the number of times a board member can be selected.

The President of the Board of Directors is chosen annually by and from the elected Board members on the basis of seniority, i.e. the faculty person with the greatest number of years of continuous service will become the President of the Board. If more than one Board member qualifies, the tie is broken by higher rank; i.e., the person holding the higher academic rank will become President. If the tie continues further, the candidates draw for the position.

Meetings:

Meetings are held at the call of the President of the Board of Directors.

Reports To:

President of the University

History:

10/07/94 - Established by the President of the University as recommended by the College Committee on Policy
11/05/02 - Revision approved by the President of the University
07/01/13 - Title changed from Assistant Vice President for Human Resources to Associate Vice President for Human Resources