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Appendix B – University Faculty Appointment, Promotion & Tenure Bylaws

Policy Number: 3349-03-195
Effective Date: 06/05/2015
Updated: 09/25/2018
Responsible Department: Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Applies To: All Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty

K. Ad Hoc Appeal Pool

Section (F)(10)(b) of this Appendix requires the President to hear an appeal or to appoint a three-member Appeal Committee of Tenured Faculty to consider the matter.

  1. Procedure to Appoint Ad Hoc Appeal Pool. To ensure the availability of qualified faculty to review an appeal, the President will appoint of pool of:
    1. Six (6) NEOMED tenured faculty members, of which no more than two (2) should be at the Associate Professor rank; and,
    2. Two (2) non-NEOMED faculty members who hold tenure at their respective institutions.
  2. Members
    1. Members of this pool may be activated to serve on the Appeal Committee of Tenured Faculty, but no more than one (1) non-NEOMED faculty member from this pool is to be appointed to the Appeal Committee.
    2. Any member of the pool who is appointed to hear the appeal will adhere to the same conflict of interest guidelines as set forth in Section (F)(3) of this Appendix.
    3. Any member of the pool will use the same criteria and rigor for review of the appeal as those used by the UTPC.

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