Personnel Appeals Committee
Charge of the Committee: There shall be a personnel appeals committee whose function shall be to review appeals transmitted to it by those who wish to appeal matters relating to instructional staff appointments, reappointments, certificates of continuous employment, tenure, leaves, promotions and the policies, recommendations and procedures thereto pertaining, and to advise the president on their disposition. Such appeals may be made either before or after the president’s decision.
Composition of the Committee: This committee shall be composed of two tenured associate or full professors from each school and one from the combined unit composed of the department of continuing education, the library, and the department of enrollment management and student affairs.
In addition, one member from the HEO series and one member from the CLT series shall be elected every other fall, who will serve, with vote, only when an appeal has been presented to the personnel appeals committee by a person in the HEO series or in the CLT series respectively.
School of Technology and Design – 2
School of Professional Studies – 2
School of Arts and Sciences – 2
Combined Unit – 1
HEO series – 1
CLT series – 1
Position Eligibility: For the faculty positions, one must be a tenured associate or full professor.
Method of Election for Faculty Positions: The faculty positions are elected each fall by members of the instructional staff in the faculty titles of lecturer, instructor, assistant professor, associate professor and full professor who are eligible to participate in elections for the college council.
These elections are conducted by OFSR. Each candidate shall be required to submit nominating petitions containing the signatures of ten eligible voters.
Method of Election for HEO and CLT Positions: The HEO and CLT series positions shall be elected every other fall. They will serve, with vote, only when an appeal has been presented to the personnel appeals committee by a person in the HEO series or in the CLT series respectively.
All persons in the HEO series who are eligible to vote in the elections for college council shall be eligible to vote for the HEO representative. All persons in the CLT series who are eligible to vote in the elections for college council shall be eligible to vote for the CLT representative.
These elections are conducted by ISR. Each candidate shall be required to submit nominating petitions containing the signatures of ten eligible voters.
Term: Members of the personnel appeals committee shall serve for two years.
Additional stipulations: No member of the personnel appeals committee may serve more than two consecutive terms. Also, no two members of the committee can be from the same department or unit.