Policy Number:  E3.0

Policy Name:  Oath to Support Federal and State Constitutions

 

Scope
This policy applies to all members of the RIT faculty who are citizens of the United States.

Policy Statement
                                                                             
RIT shall comply with Section 3002 of the New York State Education Law which requires that faculty members in public and private schools and colleges to whom Section 3002 is applicable sign an oath in support of federal and state constitutions as follows:

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States of America and the Constitution of the State of New York, and that I will faithfully discharge, according to the best of my ability, the duties of the position of Faculty Member, Rochester Institute of Technology, to which I am assigned."
(http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/LAWSSEAF.cgi?QUERYTYPE=LAWS+&QUERYDATA=$$EDN3002$$@TXEDN03002+$LIST=LAW)

Responsible Offices
Academic Senate and the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.  Inquiries can be directed to:

Academic Senate:       

Staff Assistant
2106 Eastman Hall
asenate@rit.edu
(585)475-2016

Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs:         

Assistant Vice President
2109 Eastman Hall
stp1031@rit.edu
(585)475-5572

Effective Date
Approved November 1958

Policy History
Revised October 21, 2010