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2:043 Termination of Faculty Members for Adequate Cause

Austin Peay State
University
Termination of Faculty Members for Adequate Cause


POLICIES
Issued:  March 8, 2017

Responsible Official:  Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Responsible Office:  Office of Academic Affairs
 

 


Policy Statement


The university provides for termination of faculty members for adequate cause.


Purpose


The purpose of this policy is to establish the hearing committee for faculty personnel actions involving termination for adequate cause.


Procedures


The hearing committee, to hear cases involving termination of faculty members for adequate cause shall consist of six tenured faculty members.  Three of these members and a member to serve as alternate shall be appointed by the Faculty Senate.  Three, plus a member to serve as alternate, shall be appointed by the President.  The chairperson of the committee shall be designated by the President and shall be a non-voting member. 

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs shall be responsible for formulation of the committee and shall adjudicate challenges to membership by reasons of bias or interest.  In addition to challenges to membership for bias or interest each side shall be permitted a single preemptory challenge of a nominee.


Revision Dates


APSU Policy 2:043 (previously 5:006) – Rev.: March 8, 2017
APSU Policy 2:043 – Rev.: June 29, 1988
APSU Policy 2:043 – Issued: August 1, 1986


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Approved


President: signature on file