The committee is responsible for considering and determining appeals from individual members of staff against decisions in relation to their appointment or progression made by the Academic Staff Committee, Research Fellow Sub-Group (of the Academic Staff Committee), Teaching Fellow Sub-Group (of the Academic Staff Committee), Professorial Advisory Committee, or the Professorial Appointing Committee.

Membership

A lay memberof Council (Chair)

A Dean of Faculty/Head of School (or a former Dean of Faculty/former Head of School) other than that of the appellant

A member of Senate

The Chair of Academic Assembly or a former Chair of Academic Assembly if the current Chair has a conflict of interest

The following officer routinely attends meetings of the committee:

Director of Human Resources or their nominee

Meetings

The Committee will be convened as required.

The minutes and summaries of meetings of the committee are not published here because they contain information which the University has declared will not be routinely published under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Further information about the Act (including the reasons why such information is exempt from publication). If you have any queries about the business conducted by the Committee, please contact Angela Pater.

Terms of Reference

Approved by Council, 3rd July 2008.

To consider and determine appeals for individual members of staff against decisions in relation to

a. their appointment or progression made by the Academic Staff Committee, Research Fellow Sub-Group (of the Academic Staff Committee), Teaching Fellow Sub-Group (of the Academic Staff Committee), Professorial Advisory Committee, or the Professorial Appointing Committee.

b. The decision of an Academic Staff Appeal Committee will be reported to Senate.

Procedure

The procedure for appeals heard by the committee was approved by Council on 3rd July 2008.