Members of the Accountability Board volunteer to serve on Minor Boards or on Major Boards. Minor Boards and Major Boards act as the original decision making body for cases in which a student is charged with minor, major, or flexible policy violations as classified by the Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices.

  • The Accountability Board shall have faculty, staff, and student members. Student members are selected by the Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices from the student body, exclusive of student government executive officers.

  • The Accountability Board shall have some members that serve as Board Chairs and/or University Case Administrators.

  • The Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices may appoint additional members to the Accountability Board as needed.

  • Appointment to the Accountability Board shall be on an annual basis. Reappointment shall be made with consideration to the need for continuity.

  • The Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices is responsible for the training of the Accountability Board.

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Major Violations Board

The role of a Major Board is to act as the original decision making body for cases in which a student is charged with a violation of a university policy classified as “major” under the university’s procedures, when the student is charged with more than one policy violation, and/or the student has been found responsible for a previous charge. The board shall also act as the original decision making body for “flexible” violations when so designated by the Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices.

  • For case reviews by a Major Board, the board will be composed of three student members and three faculty and/or staff members of the Accountability Board. Major Board Case Reviews will be chaired by a nonvoting faculty or staff member of the Accountability Board.

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Minor Violations Board

The role of a Minor Board is to act as the original decision making body for cases in which a student is charged with a violation of a university policy classified as “minor” under the university’s procedures. The board shall also act as the original decision making body for “flexible” violations when so designated by the Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices.

  • For case reviews by a Minor Board, the board will be composed of three student members of the Accountability Board. Minor Board Case Reviews will be chaired by a nonvoting faculty or staff member of the Accountability Board.

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