|Constitution - Appendix 2-6||3/28/00|
The principal function of the Professional Review Committee is to review grievances from faculty members regarding alleged harm to their professional standing (as outlined in Handbook Section VIII.A) by the actions of some colleague, faculty committee, or administrator. The review is not intended to render judgment on the merits of the case, but to determine if the parties observed appropriate policies and procedures in taking the disputed action.
To facilitate this process, it is essential that all parties, including the Professional Review Committee, be informed of the current policies and procedures relevant to making decisions affecting the professional status of faculty members. At the beginning of each year the Chair of the Professional Review Committee will ascertain that the policies and procedures found in The Faculty Manual are the current for:
The chair will also request that timely notification be given to the Professional Review Committee of any change in procedures that may be subsequently adopted during the year by any of the above.