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Grade Grievance Committees and University Judicial Boards

There are a variety of forms that Grade Grievance Committees and University Judicial Boards take.  Below is a summary of each, in addition to information about members of these committees. 

Types of Grade Grievance Committees:

1. College Grade Grievance Committee

Comprised of three faculty members and two students

One faculty person and one student must be from the department from which the grievance originated

Remainder of committee must come from different departments within the college

All members are selected by the dean of the college in which the grievance originates from an approved/designated list.

The faculty are designated by the College Council from a submitted list of faculty submitted from each department by October 15 each year.

The student representatives shall be selected from the list of representatives designated annually (no later than October 15 each year) by Student Government in each department in that particular college.

Undergraduate Grievances only

2. Department Grade Grievance Committee

Comprised of three faculty members and two students

Faculty members selected by appropriate department procedure

The student representatives shall be selected from a list of representatives designated annually (no later than October 15 each year) by Student Government for each department in that particular  college.

Undergraduate Grievances only

Types of University Judicial Boards

University Judicial Boards consist of a University hearing to determine whether a violation of the University Rules occurred, and is separate from criminal/civil decisions that may be brought against student(s)/student organizations. Student(s)/student organizations or the University (represented by the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards) may request that the University's Judicial Appeals board review the decision rendered at the conclusion of the formal hearing process.The process is determined by the Office of Conduct and Community Standards and the Ombudsman's Office.

1. University Judicial Board

Student members will be appointed by Student Government

Two-year term

Students may be reappointed by the person or body who appointed them.

2. Judicial Board of Appeals

Student members appointed by Student Government.

Three-year term

Students may reappointed by the person or body who appointed them.

 

 

 

 

EMU Student Government is part of EMU Student Services, 342 EMU Student Center, 734.487.1470

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