Amendments To The Statute.

Original Language Title: Modifiche allo Statuto.

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The RECTOR having regard to Act May 9, 1989, no. 168; Having regard to law no 204 ' February 17, 1992 reorganization of the school of Italian language and culture for foreigners of Siena and the University for foreigners of Perugia»; Having regard to act December 30, 2010, # 240, establishing "rules on organization of universities, academic staff and recruitment, as well as delegates to the Government to boost the quality and efficiency of universities '; Having regard to the Statute of the University for foreigners of Perugia, enacted with D.R. # 80 of April 13, 2012, in force, in particular art. 27 «amendments»; Having regard to resolution No. 1 of December 22, 2014, with which the Board has expressed unanimous favourable opinion with regard to the adoption of the amendments to the statutes of the University for foreigners of Perugia; Having regard to resolution No. 1 of December 22, 2014, by which the academic Senate, by the majority provided for by art. 27 of the Statute of the University for foreigners of Perugia, has approved the amendments to the Statute of the University; Having regard to the Rector's note prot. # 10411 of December 23, 2014, with which the amendments to the Statute were forwarded to the Ministry of education, University and research for the purpose of exercising the control within the meaning of the abovementioned law No 168/1989; Given the directorial note prot. # 1136 of February 2, 2015, with which the Directorate General for planning, coordination and financing of higher education institutions of the Ministry of education, University and research announced that it does not have comments to make on the above amendments to articles of Association; Given that the academic Senate, with above resolution No. 1 of December 22, 2014, saw fit to derogate, under art. 27, paragraph 3 of the Statute, to the ordinary term of vacatio legis of 15 days between the publication in the official journal of the changes and the entry into force of the same, given the reasons of urgency, with the entry into force on the same date of publication;
Decrees: 1. Are enacted the following changes to the Statute of the University for foreigners of Perugia, approved by the academic Senate:-art. 21-High School for teaching and the promotion of the Italian language and culture and art. 30-final rule and transitory are suppressed-the numbering of the remaining articles so amended: title I-GENERAL PROVISIONS Art. 1-Nature, institutional mission and operational tools of the University Art. 2-principles Art. 3-Art Heritage. 4-courses and qualifications Art. 5-TITLE II-organisation of the University academic year section I-General information on the organs of the University Art. 6-General rules on the functioning of the collective bodies Art. 7-Decadence and incompatibilities Art. 8-other rules on the functioning of the organs of the University Chapter II-governing body Art. 9-Dean Art. 10-academic Senate Art. 11-Board of Directors, chapter III-evaluation team, auditors and other supervisory bodies, advisory and assurance Art. 12-evaluation team Art. 13-Board of Auditors Art. 14-College of Art Discipline. 15-student representative bodies and guarantee Art. 16-guarantee Committee for equal opportunities, the enhancement of the well-being of workers and against discrimination Art. 17-assistance to students and Sports Art. 18-See chapter IV-territorial organization and management of research and teaching Art. 19-Art Departments. 20-Joint Committee for teachers-students Art. 21-independent Art Centres. 22-the University library system and document chapter V-organization of administrative and managerial function Art. 23-administrative structure Character Art. 24-special rule on access to and the exercise of administrative functions at the University for foreigners of Perugia Art. 25-General Manager title III-COMMON, transitional and final PROVISIONS Art. 26-amendments to the statutes Art. 27-regulations Art. 28-code of ethics-the text of articles 9, 10, 11, 12, 19, 25 and 27, according to the new numbers, that's changed: Art. 9-Dean 1. The Rector is the legal representative of the University and shall perform the duties of address, of initiative and coordination of scientific and educational activities. The Rector also: a) convenes and presides over the Senate, taking care of the enforcement of judgments and representing at the Board of Directors the instances;
b) exercises the ultimate supervision of the teaching and research carried out in universities and on the activities of the teaching staff and is responsible for the pursuit of the purposes of the University according to criteria of quality and in compliance with the principles of effectiveness, efficiency, transparency and the promotion of merit;
c) reports with annual report to the Board of Directors on scientific and educational activities of the University and promotes the implementation of the resolutions of the Board of Directors in scientific and educational matters;
d) propose to the Management Board on the University's three-year planning document, acknowledged the opinion of the academic Senate;
e) disciplinary proceedings against academics and College acts of discipline, firm their expertise to impose disciplinary measures do not exceed the censure;
f) shall take disciplinary action against students;
g) proceedings for breach of the code of ethics and proposes to the Senate the penalty, if the matter does not fall within the competence of the Board of discipline;

h) propose to the Board of Directors the appointment of the Director General;
s) in case of necessity and urgency, adopt measures pertaining to the academic Senate, subjecting them to ratification at its meeting immediately following;
j) exudes the Statute, University regulations and amendments thereto;
k) exercise any other attribution to be entrusted by the University statutes and regulations general order of the University. 2. The Rector is elected among the first Strip under full time professors at the universities. Remain in Office for three years and cannot be re-elected consecutively more than once. 3. The vote is up: a) to all teachers of first and second sash and researchers;
b) teachers commanded and tasked to exhaustion;
c) to a number of representatives of the category to availability of teachers of Italian language and culture corresponding to 10% of the size of the category, with rounding to the nearest higher in the presence of decimals greater than or equal to 5 and with a minimum of representatives of not less than 1;
d) to a number of technical and administrative staff representatives corresponding to 10% of the size of the category, with rounding to the nearest higher in the presence of decimals greater than or equal to 5 and with a minimum of representatives of not less than 1;
and a number of employee representatives) and linguistic experts corresponding to 10% of the size of the category, with rounding to the nearest higher in the presence of decimals greater than or equal to 5 and with a minimum of representatives of not less than 1;
f) two representatives elected by the students of undergraduate and master's degree programs. 4. The Rector is elected in the first two votes, an absolute majority of eligible voters. In case of non-election vote shall be made between the two candidates who have more votes in the second ballot. 5. The Rector is proclaimed elected by Dean of the University and is appointed by Decree of the Minister for education, University and research. 6. In the performance of its functions, the Rector can appoint a Vice Rector and avail of Delegates from him from among the professors of the University and appointed by Decree.
Art. 10-1 Senate. The academic Senate's programming, development and government organ of the teaching activity and scientific and research activities of the University. In this context: a) carries out the function of coordination between departments and other teaching and research facilities of the University and shall rule on any conflicts. This function can also be done through the creation of special commissions;
b) expresses opinion regarding criteria and priority for the purposes of the annual planning and teaching staff requirements triennial;
c) express a prior opinion to the Board of Directors regarding planning and strategy to all initiatives aimed at achieving the institutional mission of the University, including the provisional and final accounting documents, indicating the priority in the allocation of resources and the criteria for allocating them in relation to the objectives of the research and teaching;
d) giving advice on the three-year planning document of the University;
e) expresses opinion regarding proposals for teachers call formulated by departments;
f) propose to the Board of Directors, acquired the views of departments:-the establishment, registration, modification and decommissioning of courses, Locations, departments, schools, masters and other teaching and research facilities, including inter-academics;
-the provision of teaching contracts;
-the establishment of professorships funded by institutions, organizations or public or private, Italian or foreign;
-the destination of the funds aimed at scientific research;
g) shall act by an absolute majority of components on amendments to these statutes, having consulted the opinion of the Board of Directors expressed by an absolute majority of the members, as well as resolution on amendments to the code of ethics;
h) approve the rules of competence and deliberates changes;
I) adopts the University regulations and expresses its opinion for the adoption of the regulation of administration and accounting;
j) exercise any other attribution to be entrusted by the University statutes and regulations general order of the University. 2. The Senate remains in Office for three years and its components are renewable once consecutively. Are members of the academic Senate: a) the Provost in Office;
b) Directors of departments;
c) the directors of schools and autonomous;
d) two representatives elected by the professors of inside them, with limited voting geared to protecting a diversified presence for subject areas;
e) two elected representatives from the teachers with second best in them, with limited voting geared to protecting a diversified presence for subject areas;
f) two representatives elected by researchers within them, with limited voting geared to protecting a diversified presence for subject areas;
g) two representatives of the technical and administrative staff in each project, including one belonging to the category of associates and linguistic experts;
h) two elected representatives within Italian language teachers and teachers commanded and commissioned to exhaustion;
s) two elected representatives within them by students of undergraduate and master's degree programs. 3. The Senate is chaired by the Rector. Participate, without the right to vote, the General Manager. The Secretary shall be performed by the Director General or a person delegated by him. 4. The Academic Senate is summoned by the President at least once every three months and still whenever these deemed necessary or when, upon motivated request at least one third of the members.
Art. 11-Board of Directors 1. The Board of Directors has overall responsibility for strategic direction, planning and control. Within the economic, equity, financial and administrative management, performs his duties within the limits and under the conditions provided for in the rules of administration and accounting. In particular it:

to) decide on the measures and negotiating acts involving revenues or costs or otherwise affect the patrimony of the University, except where they are explicitly assigned to it by these statutes, the University regulations and the rules of administration and accounting to other organs;
b) deliberate annual programming and triennale of staff, acquired the opinion of the academic Senate for teaching staff;
c) approve, on the proposal of the Rector and after consulting the academic Senate on matters appertaining to the latter, the provisional and final accounting documents as well as the three-year planning document;
d) confers on the proposal of the Rector and acquired the opinion of the academic Senate, the position of General Manager and annually assesses the activity according to the proposals made by the Rector and the evaluation team;
e) approves teacher calls based on proposals approved by departments, in consultation with the academic Senate;
f) exercise the appointing authority to internal or external institutional offices whenever it is generically put back in college without indication of the competent institutional body or subject anyway;
g) disciplinary jurisdiction in relation to teachers and researchers;
h) determines the assignment and measuring the benefits of charge attributable pursuant to law;
the administrative and accounting Rules) adopts and expresses its opinion on amendments to the Statute and regulations of competence, as specified in articles 27 and 28;
j) exercise any other attribution to be entrusted by the general statutes and regulations of the University, College, or otherwise not expressly attributed to other organs. 2. the Management Board is composed of eleven members, remain in Office for three years and its components are renewable once consecutively. Are part of the Board of Directors: a) the Provost in Office;
b) two members selected by the academic Senate between teachers of working with the University, following the submission of entries pursuant to subsection 3;
c) one Member elected by the University Senate among teachers of band II in service at the University, following the submission of entries pursuant to subsection 3;
d) one Member elected by the University Senate among researchers working with the University, following the submission of entries pursuant to subsection 3;
and) a member selected by the academic Senate between teachers of Italian language and culture at the University, following the submission of entries pursuant to subsection 3;
f) a member, proven competence and capacity, appointed by the Presidency of the Regional Council of Umbria, heard the Mayor of Perugia and the President of the province of Perugia and after consulting with the President, according to the profiles identified by academic Senate;
g) one member selected by the Rector on a triad of candidates with proven competence and ability, indicated by Unioncamere according to profiles identified by academic Senate;
h) one member selected by the Rector on a triad of candidates with proven competence and capacity, indicated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs according to profiles identified by academic Senate;
s) a member selected by the Rector between technical and administrative staff (including associates and linguistic experts) employed by the University, following the submission of entries pursuant to subsection 3;
j) one member expressed by election within them by students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate courses. 3. With the exception of student representation, every other candidate for Member of the Board of Directors shall be signed by at least 1/4 of the category and a documented track record, containing information on skills and abilities specific to the candidate in terms of managerial experience, professional and scientific and cultural qualification. The obligation of signing the nominations is excluded if the size of the category concerned does not exceed 30 units. 4. The Chairman of the Board of Directors is elected by an absolute majority of members among the teachers of belonging to the Council, including the Rector, or among the external members. The Chairman: to) submit to the Board for approval the provisional and final accounting documents for this purpose prepared by the Rector;
b) promote initiatives to support the implementation of the development programme and the participation of the University in the life of the community, national and international levels;
c) in case of necessity and urgency, adopt measures of competence of the Board of Directors at its meeting immediately following ratification, subjecting them to;
d) to undertake any other attribution conferred on him by law, the articles of association or the regulations of the University. 5. If the Office of Chairman is covered by the Rector, the latter shall perform the duties with the powers referred to in the preceding paragraph. 6. Attend the meetings of the Council without the right to vote, the Chief Executive and the Chairman of the Board of Auditors. The Secretary shall be performed by the Director General or a person delegated by him. 7. The Board of Directors is convened in the ordinary way by the President at least once every three months. Also can be summoned at any time by the President or when requested by at least one third of the members.
Art. 12-evaluation team 1. The evaluation team is responsible for ensuring the assessment of teaching activities, research activities and services and to promote, using that means the improvement of the quality and effectiveness of teaching, research and administrative action in college. To that end it:-collect, examine and organize the data necessary for the assessment of all facilities and services, teaching and research activities;

-develops specific methodologies of investigation, based on parameters and quantitative and qualitative indicators that take into account the specific characteristics of the organizational and functional University for foreigners, as well as ' national assessment bodies indications. The parameters must be approved by the academic Senate;
-check the quality and effectiveness of teaching, even on the basis of the indicators identified by the joint committees teachers-students;
-check the research activity carried out by the departments and the appropriateness of scientific or professional curriculum of holders of teaching contracts required by applicable legislation;
-expresses opinions and evaluations concerning the organisation of research and teaching activities and ex-post evaluations relatively evenly to the recruitment by departments;
-draws up periodic evaluation to be transmitted to the national assessment (ANVUR);
-exercise, in connection with the activities of ANVUR, the functions foreseen by the current regulations regarding the procedures for assessment of the facilities and services, formulating proposals to the academic Senate and the Board of Directors aimed at promoting and improving the programme and strategic objectives of the University;
-draws up an annual report to be attached to the final accounting documents;
-propose to the Director-General's annual evaluation Rector;
-exercise any other function assigned by the regulations of the University and the law. 2. the members of the evaluation team (CLA) hold office for four years, and are renewable once consecutively. The core is composed of six members, of which: a) four exterior, one of them belonging to the roles universities, selected from among persons of high professional qualifications, with particular attention to the evaluation, whose resume should be made public;
b) a coordinator among the academics within the University;
c) a representative elected by the students of undergraduate and graduate courses. 3. The appointment of elected members of the evaluation team is up: a) for three members of it, including the Coordinator of the nucleus, to the academic Senate;
b) for two members of the Board of Directors. 4. The core enjoys operational independence and are guaranteed access to the information and data required, and the publicity and dissemination of documents in accordance with local regulations and to protect confidentiality.
Art. 19-departments 1. The departments are the organizational structures of one or more homogeneous areas of research for purposes or for methods. 2. Within the scope defined in paragraph 2 of art. 4 of this Statute, it is the responsibility of departments: a) to promote and coordinate the research activities. In particular it is for them, respecting the powers of the Board of Directors:-develop, developing and coordinating research projects;
-decide the destination of the funds for scientific research on the basis of criteria established by the academic Senate;
-promote the establishment of scholarships and research contracts;
b) establish Recommendations for course of study;
c) to design and coordinate teaching activities and training. In particular:-propose to the academic Senate the establishment and activation of undergraduate and graduate courses, specialized courses, training and master, PhD courses, promoting the internationalization of degree programmes including through joint degrees, two titles and new partnerships;
-plan and coordinate the activities of undergraduate and graduate courses, specialized courses and training, master and PhD courses of their relevance;
-program and deliberating the teaching assignment, substitutes and loans;
-formulate to governing bodies of the University role demands and proposals calling for the teaching staff in the disciplines of their relevance;
d) carrying out educational and research activities through the conclusion of contracts and agreements, as well as services to third parties, according to the University regulations on the subject. 3. Within the scope defined in paragraph 3 of art. 4 of this Statute the departments carry out educational and research activities, also commissioned, teaching aids and promoting the Italian language and culture to foreigners. In collaboration with the competent Italian and foreign institutions, the departments also promote activities and initiatives in support of policies for plurilingualism. The departments, in particular, have the task of planning, organization and management with regard to: a) courses of Italian language and culture to foreigners, both in the presence and at a distance;
b) Italian language courses for adult migrants;
c) Italian language and culture courses provided at the relevant institutions abroad;
d) training and refresher courses, both in the presence and distance learning for teachers of Italian as a maternal language, both in Italy and abroad;
e) training and refresher courses for teachers of Italian Schools aimed at the integration of foreign students;
f) courses aimed at the promotion of the Italian language, culture and creativity in its various manifestations, including the promotion of "made in Italy";

g) applied research activities to the collection and the teaching of Italian as a maternal language, in collaboration with the scientific and research facilities of the University and with other external institutions to it. 4. The establishment of the Department is approved by the Board of Directors, upon proposal of the academic Senate. The institution also regulates the allocation between Departments of competences within defined by paragraph 3 of art. 4 of this Statute. 5. Management and administrative departments have autonomy in accordance with the rules laid down by the University regulations and the rules of administration and accounting. 6. The organisation and functioning of the Department are governed by adopting specific regulations, approved by the Senate, following a favourable opinion of the Board of Directors. 7. The departments are the docents. The mode of afference to departments and the criteria for their establishment are governed by the rules of the University. 8. Carry out their functions in the departments the categories while: a) teachers of Italian language and culture;
b) teachers commanded;
c) lecturers. 9. Are organs of the Department: a) the Director;
b) Board. 10. the Director is a full-time tenured professor of or, in the event of unavailability, second tier, elected by the members of the Board. Shall hold office for a period of three years and is eligible only once in a row. 11. the Director represents the Department and as head of its operation shall convene and chair the Council. 12. the Director may designate a full-time professor at a Deputy Director to replace him in case of absence or impediment and can avail of Delegates from him from among the professors of the University and appointed a provision. 13. the Council remains in Office for three years. It shall act as regards programming and management of the activities of the Department. Are part of the Council: a) the Director;
b) all professors of the Department;
c) a number of representatives of the category while Italian language teachers who carry out their functions in the Department corresponding to 10% of the size of the category, with rounding to the nearest higher in the presence of decimals greater than or equal to 5 and with a minimum of representatives of not less than 1;
d) a number of representatives of the category while teachers commanded that carry out their functions in the Department corresponding to 10% of the size of the category, with rounding to the nearest higher in the presence of decimals greater than or equal to 5 and with a minimum of representatives of not less than 1;
e) a number of representatives of the category to availability of lecturers who carry out their functions in the Department corresponding to 10% of the size of the category, with rounding to the nearest higher in the presence of decimals greater than or equal to 5 and with a minimum of representatives of not less than 1;
f) a number of technical and administrative staff representatives serving in the Department corresponding to 10% of the size of the category, with rounding to the nearest higher in the presence of decimals greater than or equal to 5 and with a minimum of representatives of not less than 1;
g) a number of employee representatives and linguistic experts who serve in the Department corresponding to 10% of the size of the category, with rounding to the nearest higher in the presence of decimals greater than or equal to 5 and with a minimum of representatives of not less than 1;
h) representatives of students enrolled in undergraduate and master's degree and doctorate in one Department activated for each category;
s) Secretary of Department, in an advisory capacity and verbalization. 14. Methods of election of the Director and the elected members of the Council are governed by University regulations.
Art. 25-Director General 1. The General Manager is responsible, on the basis of addresses provided by the Board of Directors, the overall management and organization services, equipment resources and technical and administrative staff of the University. In this context: a) shall exercise the tasks set out by the regulations in force in the field of management in public administration;
b) supervises the implementation of the programmes and objectives by entrusting the management to heads of administrative structures;
c) verification and controls the activities of managers and exercises power replacement in the event of inaction;
d) adopt administrative measures and exercise the powers of spending and revenue acquisition, entering into the contracts of the University and subscribes to conventions necessary to operate in the areas of its competence in accordance with the rules of administration and accounting;
e) shall submit to the Rector and the evaluation report on the activity, which shall be annexed the relationship of individual responsible for the facilities, even decentralised.
f) exercise any other function assigned by the regulations of the University and the law. 2. The Director General is conferred by the Board of Directors, at the proposal of the Rector and after consultation with the Senate, a person with high qualifications and proven experience in management positions, even with public selection. The post is for a definite time, lasts no longer than three years and is renewable.
Art. 27-1 Regulations. This article covers all regulations governing matters of general interest of the University. In particular: a) the University regulations governing the Organization and operation of the University as a whole, as well as the method of election of the administrative organs of Government and the representations in the collegiate bodies provided for in the staff regulations. It is approved by the Senate by an absolute majority of members, subject to the mandatory opinion of the Board of Directors expressed by an absolute majority of its members;

b) Regulation of Directors and accounting discipline management criteria, its administrative and financial procedures and the related responsibilities, so as to ensure the economic and financial sustainability of all activities of the University, the speed and efficiency in the delivery of spending and the budget balance; discipline also asset management, negotiating activity, forms of internal control on efficiency and on the results of the overall management of the University, because of individual spending centres. The Regulation is approved by an absolute majority of the members of the Board of Directors, after the mandatory opinion of the academic Senate expressed by an absolute majority of its members;
c) Regulation University Educational discipline sorting of studies of all courses for which College releases university degrees and all training activities contained in the Statute. Lays down the general criteria for the formation of regulations of educational facilities. It is approved by the Senate by an absolute majority of the members, following a favourable opinion of the Board of Directors expressed by an absolute majority of the members. 2. the initiative for training and the amendment regulations rests with the Rector, the General Manager or at least one third of the members of the Board responsible for approving or opinion on them. 3. regulations and subsequent amendments thereto shall enter into force after 15 days from their publication, without prejudice to the possibility, in cases of particular urgency, reduce or eliminate in approving this period. The same term are published on the website of the University. 2. In accordance with art. 27, paragraph 3 of the Statute, by way of derogation from the ordinary term of 15 days, the vacatio legis of amendments shall enter into force on the same date of publication in the official journal.
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