Faculty Hearing Committee

Charge:

To hear any matter under this Faculty Handbook which is referred to the Faculty Hearing Committee.

Procedure:

The procedure is set forth in this Faculty Handbook under Section XV (relating to terminations) and under Section XVII (relating to matters other than terminations).

Membership: The committee shall consist of seven (7) tenured faculty members. The members of the committee shall be randomly selected by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, under the supervision of the provost, from a pool of tenured faculty, excluding members of the same department as the faculty member making the appeal. One (1) member shall be chosen from each college, with no more than two (2) members from a particular college. The committee shall elect its own chair who retains a vote. In the case of an appeal alleging race, age, gender, national origin, or disability discrimination, the affirmative action/equal employment officer will sit on the committee as a non-voting ex officio member.

Meetings: on call

Reports to: President

If constituted, send minutes to: President of Faculty Senate

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