Tenure/Promotion Appeal Hearing Board

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Areas of Committee Concern

The Tenure/Promotion Appeal Hearing Board makes it possible for teaching faculty members to appeal tenure or promotion decisions based on alleged violations of procedure.

Membership

  • Six tenured full professors who are members of the teaching faculty including two representatives from Elon College, The College of Arts and Sciences, and one each from the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, the School of Education, the School of Communications and the School of Health Sciences. All representatives will serve three-year terms.
  • Academic Council will serve as a nominating committee for Tenure/Promotion Appeal representatives, submitting to the faculty at least one week in advance of the faculty meeting one name for each place to be filled. The Council will secure consent of persons being nominated. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor.
  • Election. At the May meeting of the faculty, election of tenure/promotion appeal representatives will follow a prescribed cycle:

Year One

    • One member from Elon College, The College of Arts and Sciences
    • One member from the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business

Year Two

    • One member from Elon College, The College of Arts and Sciences
    • One member from the School of Communications

Year Three

    • One member from the School of Education
    • One member from the School of Health Sciences

Responsibilities

Members will be available to serve on a Tenure/Promotion Appeal Hearing Board and Continuance Appeal Hearing Board as needed (see Tenure/Promotion Appeal and Continuance Decision Appeal Process for Teaching Faculty)

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