Academic Freedom, Tenure, Professional Relations And Standards Committee

Appointment:  Committee shall be composed of fifteen members elected by the Faculty Senate from nominees who shall be tenured faculty holding the rank of professor (or equivalent) or above. (15 members)

Chair:  Elected by committee


It shall be the duty of the Committee to conduct hearings on charges involving University practices bearing upon tenure or academic freedom or matters involving University practices generally applicable to faculty members bearing on professional ethics and the general welfare of the faculty. In addition, the Committee shall conduct fact finding related to all faculty complaints involving University practices bearing upon academic freedom and report the facts and concerns about such practices to the Faculty Senate and Faculty Senate Chair.

Term:  3 years, staggered

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