National Association of College
and University Chaplains


A multifaith professional community supporting spiritual and ethical life in higher education

Membership

  1. Membership. The National Association of College and University Chaplains (the Association) shall have four classes of Members.

    1. Active Members shall consist of Chaplains, Deans of Chapel, Directors of Religious Life, current and retired, and such other administratively employed and/or designated personnel as are responsible for the religious program of the college and university community.

    2. Affiliate Membership shall consist of such other persons as are engaged or actively interested in the work of religion in higher education who request to be so enrolled and who pay annual Associational dues.

    3. Lifetime Membership shall be chosen according to Article III, Section (1)(k) of the Bylaws. Lifetime Members shall not be required to pay any dues or registration fees.

    4. Student Membership shall consist of seminarians, rabbinical students and other students of theology interested in the work of religion in higher education who request to be enrolled and pay a reduced annual dues set by the Association.

  2. Voting Privileges. Only Active Members qualifying under Article I, Section (1)(a) of these Bylaws, and Lifetime Members qualifying under Article I, Section (1)(c) of these Bylaws, who have paid any required dues for the current associational year, shall have voting privileges, as defined in Section (5)(C) of the Certificate of Incorporation. Such Members shall hereinafter be known as Voting Members. Affiliate Members and Student Members, as defined in Article I, Section (1)(b) of these Bylaws, shall not have voting privileges.

  3. List of Lifetime Members. At the time of the adoption of these Bylaws by the Association, the Executive Committee shall publish a list of the current Lifetime Members of the Association. Only the Lifetime Members on that list, or Lifetime Members later added to that list by the Executive Committee as set forth under Article III, Section (1)(k) of these Bylaws, shall be considered Lifetime Members under Article I, Section (1)(c).

  4. Fraternal Delegates. Invitations to attend, on a non-voting basis, conferences of the Association may be extended by the Executive Committee to such persons as are enrolled in the work of religion in higher education.

  5. Status of Members. The Executive Committee shall be empowered to determine the status of Members in questionable cases.


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