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I.  Title of Policy

Procedural Rules for Hearings

II.  Objective of Policy

To establish rules for hearings before the Board of Trustees.

III.  Authority

Higher Education Restructuring Act of 1994, Section 6(f); Board Bylaws:1.5060, Meetings in General, and 1.5140, Appearances and Hearings Before the Board

IV.  Policy Statement

The Higher Education Restructuring Act of 1994; NJSA 18A:3B-6(f) grants to each public institution of higher education final authority to determine controversies and disputes concerning tenure, personnel matters, and other issues arising under title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes. To implement this authority, rules for conduct of such hearings have been established and conform to the “Administrative Procedures Act,” P.L. 1968, c. 410 (c.52:14B-1 et seq.); applicable sections of the collective bargaining agreements, and/or employee handbook for non-represented employees, and Board Policy 6.3000, Student Conduct.

V.  Responsibility for Implementation

Board of Trustees

Approved: Board of Trustees 6/29/95
Revised: Board of Trustees
Lodged: 2/2014
Approved: 3/2014
Revised: 4/2014
Lodged 4/23/2014
Approved: 5/22/2014