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Appeal Committee for Student Discipline and Grievances

Extract from the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures

24. Appeal Committee

(a)    The members of the Appeal Committee shall be appointed by Senate for staggered renewable three-year terms, with the exception of student members who shall be appointed on a one-year basis, renewable twice. All terms shall be effective 1 September. Membership shall consist of:

   i)   a Chair, selected from the academic staff;

   ii)  eight other members of the academic staff;

   iii) six students (three graduate and three undergraduate);

iv)  A Legal Assessor shall be appointed as a non-voting member of the Committee. The Legal Assessors for the CSD and the Committee on Student Grievances shall in rotation act as Legal Assessors for the Appeal Committee. The Legal Assessor on an appeal shall in no instance be the same individual who served as a Legal Assessor on the original discipline hearing.

(b) As far as possible, members shall be drawn from different faculties.

(c) Committee members shall stay on past the end of their terms in order to complete a case where a hearing has begun or proceeded before then.

[Please refer to the "Code of Student Grievance Procedures" and to the "Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures" for further details.]

Membership (3-year renewable terms)

Professor Fritz Buchinger (Science) – 2015 (Chair)

Eight other academic staff:

Professor Tal Arbel (Engineering) – 2016
Professor Thomas Duchaine (Medicine) – 2016
Professor Frédéric Guichard (Science) – 2016
Professor Alfred Jaeger (Management) – 2016
Professor Lisa Travis (Linguistics, ARTS) - 2016
Professor Richard Hovey (Dentistry) - 2017 
Professor Sara Laimon (Music) - 2018

Legal Assessors:
Professor Frédéric Bachand (LAW) – 2018
Professor Wendy Adams (LAW) - 2018

Three undergraduate student members:

Three graduate student members:
Shaun Retallic

Secretary: Ms Bonnie Borenstein