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Appeals (SAC) Terms of Reference and Composition

Terms of Reference

1. Appeals

The Senate Appeals Committee is responsible for hearing appeals from members of the University regarding decisions of Faculty Committees in respect of petitions concerning academic regulations, grade re-appraisals and charges of breach of academic honesty.

2. Procedural Direction

The Committee gives direction on procedure to Faculty Councils and those committees of Senate which have appeal functions so that that their procedures embody the appropriate standard of fairness and natural justice.

Committee Composition

The Committee is composed of the following members:

a) Voting Members

  • Nine faculty members elected by Senate
  • Three students

b) Non-Voting Members

  • Chair of Senate
  • Secretary of Senate
  • President of the University
  • Provost and Vice-President Academic