- The committee shall consist of the Hearing Administrator, two faculty or staff selected from the Administrative Review Committee (ARC) pool, and four undergraduate student representatives selected from the ARC student pool for undergraduate cases or two graduate students selected from the ARC student graduate pool for graduate cases.
- The ARC pool shall consist of twelve faculty and staff selected by the Director of University Judicial Affairs in consultation with Faculty Senate and/or academic colleges, twenty student representatives selected by the Office of Judicial Affairs in consultation with Student Government, and six graduate or professional students selected by the Office of Judicial Affairs in consultation with the Graduate Student Governance Association.
- The Hearing Administrator shall be the Director of University Judicial Affairs or the Director’s designee.
- A quorum is present for undergraduate cases when the Hearing Administrator, one faculty or staff, and three student representatives are present. A quorum is present for graduate cases when the Hearing Administrator, one faculty or staff, and two student representatives are present. The Hearing Administrator will only vote in the case of a tie by the committee.
- Any student may challenge participation of any committee member on the grounds of conflict of interest. Challenges must be submitted in writing to the Hearing Administrator within three days of notice of the committee composition. The challenge must specify reasons that would prevent the individual from being unbiased with respect to the hearing proceedings. The Hearing Chair shall decide whether the member is biased. If the challenge is granted, a substitute will be appointed and the same option to challenge shall exist. If the Hearing Administrator is challenged, the AVP for Student Life/Dean of Students shall determine the validity of the challenge and either replace or retain the Hearing Administrator.
- The Hearing Administrator shall send the Committee’s final recommendation to the AVP for Student Life/Dean of Students and to the student within 10 days after the hearing.
- Within 10 days after receipt of the Committee’s recommendation(s), the AVP for Student Life/Dean of Students shall take one of the following actions and notify all parties in writing:
- modify sanction or,
- send back to Administrative Review Committee for further review and recommendation.
- The student and Director of University Judicial Affairs shall be notified in writing of the decision and of the appeal process. If the student does not appeal the decision within 10 days, the sanction(s) approved by the AVP for Student Life/Dean of Students shall be in effect.
*The Office of University Judicial Affairs is currently recruiting students to serve as student representatives for the Administrative Review Committee.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Administrative Review Committee, please fill out the following form: