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Part 2: Committees
Chapter 1. Responsibility of Committees to the Division

155. 
Committee Decisions - Procedure to Appeal
  • A)
    Except in the case of decisions on the merits of a particular case by the Committee on Privilege and Tenure or by the Educational Policy Committee, any ten members of the Division may appeal a decision of a Divisional committee which has authority to take action not requiring subsequent approval by the Division.  Except as provided in (B) below, such an appeal shall be filed within thirty calendar days of the decision's being reported to the Division and shall be submitted in writing to the Senate Council, which shall adjudicate the dispute.  If the Senate Council is unable to adjudicate the dispute, it may submit the appeal to the Representative Assembly for adjudication. Am 5/25/76, Rt 6/9/76, Am 2/27/90, Rt 3/14/90, Am 5/23/95, Am 6/10/97, Am 3/1/11
  • B)
    An appeal which contends that a committee has acted contrary to the Code of the Academic Senate defined in SBL 80 shall be submitted in writing by the ten initiators of the appeal, without limitation of time, to the Divisional Committee on Rules and Jurisdiction, which shall hear both sides, orally or in writing or both, before reaching a decision.  The Committee on Rules and Jurisdiction shall report its findings to a meeting of the Senate Council, the Representative Assembly or the Division and to the University Committee on Rules and Jurisdiction.  Either the plaintiffs or the defendants may then ask the latter Committee to consider the issue.  A decision of the University Committee on Rules and Jurisdiction, if rendered, shall be final.  If that Committee decides not to hear the issue, the decision of the Divisional Committee on Rules and Jurisdiction shall stand Am 2/27/90, Rt 3/14/90, Am 5/23/95

Part 2: Committees