Faculty Handbook

Termination Hearing Committee Bylaws

I. Responsibility

To provide a hearing and issue a recommendation in accordance with the procedures established by the CSU-AAUP Collective Bargaining Agreement regarding any AAUP member who has received a written statement of disciplinary sanction that involves termination.

II. Membership

A.  The five members, one each from the four Schools and the group consisting of Librarians, Counselors, and Coaches and no more than one from any department for overlapping two-year terms. The election shall be in accordance with the Nominations and Elections Committee Bylaws established in the Faculty Handbook.

B.  A member of this Committee may not serve on the Mediation Committee.

C.  Should a vacancy occur on the Committee which cannot be filled pursuant to the procedures in the Nomination & Election Committee Bylaws, the President of the University or his/her designee and the Senate President shall meet to mutually select a representative to fill the vacancy in accordance with the membership rules established in II.A and II.B above. Should they be unable to mutually decide on a replacement, each will submit a list of three names of possible replacements that comply with the membership rules established in II.A and II.B above. The President or his/her designee and the Senate President shall alternately strike one name from the combined lists, until only one name remains; a toss of a coins hall determine who strikes the first name.

III. Procedures

The Termination Hearing Committee shall conduct itself in accordance with the procedures established in the CSU-AAUP Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The Termination Hearing Committee may, with the consent of the parties concerned, hold joint pre-hearing meetings with the parties in order to:

  1. Simplify the issues.
  2. Effect stipulations of fact.
  3. Provide for the exchange of documentary or other information.
  4. Achieve such other appropriate pre-hearing objectives as will seek to make the hearing fair, effective, and expeditious.

September 16, 1980
Revised Senate R-01-11-03
Administrative Approval 1/3/02
Senate Approval:  Feb. 21, 2007 (R-07-02-02)
Admin. Approval: 5/4/07

 


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