1. Time frames for implementing this grievance procedure are indicated in the Internal Review procedures and the Hearing Review procedures. The Director of EO/AA may adjust all stated time frames in unusual or extenuating circumstances, normally not to exceed one academic term, with notice to all involved parties.
2. At any time during the implementation of this grievance procedure the Director of EO/AA may inform and/or seek advice and assistance from the General Counsel.
3. This Procedure will not be invoked to judge the competency or performance of employees, but is limited to the allegation that the Policy was violated.
4. Protection of the rights and reputation of any accused person shall be given appropriate consideration under this procedure.
Last Updated: 10/22/08