The Board of Trustees of Suffolk University has the authority to amend this handbook.

In addition, amendments to this handbook may be initiated by a majority of the members present and voting at a meeting of the Faculty Assembly of a school, by petition of twenty-five percent of the University full time faculty (no more than half of which shall come from any one school), or by the provost of the University. Proposed amendments to the school-specific sections of this handbook further require a majority approval of the faculty assembly of the respective school.

Amendments to this handbook shall take effect when approved after an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members of the faculty senate present and voting, approval by the University provost, and when approved by the Trustees of Suffolk University.

Amendments to this section require a majority approval by each Faculty Assembly, two-thirds approval of the Faculty Senate, approval by the provost and approval by the Board of Trustees.