This committee is responsible for reviewing or hearing all appeals of nonrenewals, layoffs, discipline and dismissals and grievances that are not resolved at a lower level. They forward their findings of fact with a recommendation to the chancellor or designee.
There are four area review committees: Humanities/Social Sciences, Biological/Medical Sciences, Physical Sciences/Engineering, and Administrative/Student Services/Library. Each committee reviews nominations for indefinite appointment status within its respective area.
The Distinguished Prefix Review Committee is charged with reviewing nominations for the distinguished prefix. The distinguished prefix is a fourth step promotion that is not part of the normal progression for academic staff.