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Faculty Rights


Faculty Rights (excerpt from Faculty Contract)

Academic employees shall have the exclusive right and responsibility to determine grades and other evaluations of students. No grade or evaluation shall be changed without the approval of the Academic Standards Committee. No trustee or administration pressure shall be applied to any academic employee regarding grading or evaluation of students. The Academic Standards Committee shall operate according to published parliamentary procedures (Sturgis) with the following exceptions:

  1. In order for a quorum to be established, at least 50% of the faculty members must be present and
  2. Only members of the committee who are faculty may vote to change a grade. In the case of a tie vote, the motion to change a grade will be lost.

See the LCC Faculty Contract located at internal.lowercolumbia.edu/departments/human-resources for more information.

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