Bill Status of HB5446 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: HIGHER ED-FACULTY DISMISSAL
Rep. Nicholas K. Smith - Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz - Katie Stuart, Carol Ammons, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Justin Slaughter, Anne Stava-Murray, Elizabeth Hernandez, Deb Conroy and Martin J. Moylan
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities. Provides that the boards of trustees shall provide by rule or contract for a procedure to evaluate the performance and qualifications of non-tenured faculty members. Provides that, if the implementation of the procedure results in a decision to dismiss a non-tenured faculty member for the ensuing academic year or term, the Board shall give notice to the faculty member not later than 60 days before the end of the academic year or term. Provides that, if the Board fails to give the notice within the time period, the faculty member shall be deemed reemployed for the ensuing academic year. Effective immediately.