Statutory Bodies and Committees

Academic Staff Appeal Committee

The Academic Staff Appeal 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.

Secretary to the Committee: If you would like further information about the Academic Staff Appeal Committee, please contact Angela Pater, ext 3075.

Committee members

A lay member of 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
 

Terms of Reference

Approved by Council, 3rd July 2008.

a) To consider and determine 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.
   
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.