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Policy 6-308: Grievances

  1. Purpose and Scope
    1. (Reserved)
  2. Definitions
    1. (Reserved)
  3. Policy
    1. Should differences arise between members of the academic community the faculty member who feels that he/she has been aggrieved shall be privileged to have his/her case reviewed by the appropriate administrative authorities. Thereafter, the faculty member shall have the right to bring the matter to the attention of the Academic Freedom and Faculty Rights Committee. See Policy 6-002, Section 11.
    2. This section shall not be applicable to differences concerning retention, tenure, or promotion. See Faculty Regulations, Section 4 Policy 6-002, Section 1
    3. The former Faculty Regulations Chapter V Section 8 -- Requests for Opinion--has been moved to Policy 6-002, Section 11 [AFFRC] and altered.
  4. Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other related resources
    1. Rules
    2. Procedures
    3. Guidelines
    4. Forms
    5. Other related resource materials
  5. References:
    1. (Reserved)
  6. Contacts:
    1. Policy Owners:
      1. Questions about this Policy and any related Rules, Procedures and Guidelines should be directed to the Associate Vice President for Faculty and the Associate Vice President for Health Sciences.
      Policy Officers:
        Only the Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Sr. Vice President for Health Sciences or their designees have the authority to grant exceptions to this policy.
  7. History:
    1. Renumbering: Renumbered as Policy 6-308 effective 9/15/2008, formerly known as PPM 9-5.5 Sections 7 & 8 , and previously as Faculty Regulations Chapter V - Sections 7, 8.
      1. Revision History:
        1. Current version: Revision 5
          1. Effective date: April 9, 2007
          2. Approved: Academic Senate April 2, 2007.
          3. Approved: Board of Trustees April 9, 2007.
          4. Editorially revised Oct. 10, 2008
          5. Legislative History of Revision 5
        2. Earlier versions:
          1. Revision 4
            1. Effective dates: May 12, 1980 to April 9, 2007.
            2. Approved: University Senate 5/5/80
            3. Institutional Council 5/12/80


Policy: 6-308 Rev: 5
Date: April 9, 2007

Last Updated: 6/1/17