The University Hearing Board is comprised of faculty members, administrators, and student representatives. The University Hearing Board is convened at the request of an accused student. Each board is comprised of one professional staff or faculty member and two other members. All three members have equal involvement in hearing disciplinary cases and rendering decisions.
Students interested in applying for the University Hearing Board need to complete an application and supply references. Applicants must be in good academic standing (2.5 or higher GPA) and free of any disciplinary restrictions. Training is required prior to serving on a case.
Interested staff and faculty members should contact Kirsten Lenthe, Assistant Director of Student Conduct.
Your participation varies depending upon your academic, work and extracurricular schedule. Board Hearings typically take place on Tuesdays and Fridays. The time for each case depends upon the number of witnesses and the complexity of the case, but you are typically asked to block two hours for a hearing.
Boards are composed of a Chairperson (faculty or professional staff member) and two other members. The Board will be provided with a “script” which is the procedural guidelines for the Hearing. Each case involves: