The Appellate Committee shall not exceed nine (9) tenured faculty members, eight (8) of whom shall be nominated or elected by secret ballot by the tenured faculty of the faculty-governing body of the University (Faculty Association), and one (1) member appointed by the president of the university. A quorum shall be five (5) members or a majority of qualified members of the committee. No member may serve more than two consecutive terms.
The Appellate Committee will hold hearings as requested by a faculty member when said faculty member has received a notice of recommendation of dismissal by the Chief Academic Officer
Meets as needed when requested by faculty member meeting criteria to request a dismissal appeals hearing.