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  1. Membership
    1. Representation
      Members are designated as CCISS Fellows. An individual becomes a Fellow by:
      • Receiving a nomination from a serving Fellow, and
      • Receiving a majority of positive votes from serving Fellows, and
      • Receiving approval from the Program Directors, their Department Head and Dean, and the Provost.
    2. Tenure
      There are no terms of service. A Fellow remains in service until:
      • He/she resigns, or
      • Two-thirds of the serving Fellows/Program Directors vote to remove him/her and the Provost approves.
  2. Structure
    1. Program Directors
      One faculty member from the Department of Criminal Justice of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences and one faculty member from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the School of Science & Mathematics will initially be assigned as Program Directors for the CCISS. They will prepare an annual report routed through their respective Department Heads and Deans to the Provost. Each program director will be given a course reduction from his/her regular teaching load for each semester of the academic year. The Program Directors will serve as Co-Points of Contact (POCs) for the center.
    2. Senate Liaison
      If the CCISS does not have a fellow who also serves as a sitting senator one will be appointed to coordinate pertinent business of the Center to and from the Faculty Senate. The member may bring the committee reports and actions to the Senate, or bring another committee member to do so.
    3. Subcommittees
      The CCISS may form subcommittees to perform specific tasks.
    4. Meetings and Attendance
      CCISS Fellows must meet at least twice during the calendar year (once in the spring and once in the fall) in addition to special meetings called by the Program Directors. The Program Directors must hold a meeting if requested in writing by at least one-third of the serving Fellows. Members are expected to attend meetings of the CCISS unless precluded by special circumstances.
  3. Activities
    1. General Activities
      Among other activities, the CCISS will:
      1. Establish an outreach and collaboration program through sharing curriculum with local universities, colleges, technical schools, and K-12 schools;
      2. Establish a resource hub for students and faculty to promote collaboration and interaction in cybersecurity, intelligence and security studies;
      3. Encourage the practice of cybersecurity throughout the college;
      4. Encourage student-based and faculty research;
      5. Provide an educational program for the advanced development of principled leaders seeking careers in cybersecurity and intelligence;
      6. Examine the latest strategies for recruiting, developing, motivating, and evaluating personnel in the cyber, intelligence, and security employment sectors;
      7. Promote ethical behavior in cyber, intelligence, and related fields;
      8. Provide a platform to encourage leadership through collaboration; and
      9. Maintain the CCISS website to disseminate information to interested parties.
    2. Annual Report
      Utilizing input from Center Fellows, the Program Directors will prepare an annual report routed through their respective Department Heads and Deans to the Provost. Copies of this report, both in hardcopy and in electronic form, will be made accessible to all Citadel faculty, staff, and students.
  4. Amending the Charter
    CCISS may modify its charter in consultation with the Provost and Faculty Senate. Proposals for changes to the CCISS charter will be submitted through relevant Department Heads and Deans to the Provost. Consensus requests are forwarded to the Faculty Senate for approval. In case of a lack of consensus, competing proposals may be sent to the Senate for resolution.
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