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Overview of Steps
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Nursing Academic Appeals Procedure
Procedure

Document Number: NURS--125p Revision #: 1.0
Document Owner: Executive VP Date Last Updated: 07/11/2013
Primary Author: Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Health Sciences Status: Approved
Date Originally Created: 01/10/2012

General Description
Description / Scope:

Information about academic appeals procedures relative to Nursing students.


Purpose:

Delineation of procedure.


Who Performs / Responsibility: Academic Affairs
Deans
Faculty
VP for Academic Affairs

When to Perform: As needed

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Requirements
Pre-Knowledge: Before performing this task you must know:
Current University policy
Standard company policies
Standards of good practice

Terms and Definitions: Additional training

Corrective Action

Loss of privilege, general

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Overview of Steps
1.

Academic Appeals Procedure

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Detailed Steps
1.

Academic Appeals Procedure


How to Do:

1. A student who has an academic problem/complaint should discuss the problem with the course Faculty member.  The student should always strive to initially resolve the dispute with the course Faculty member.

 

2. If the matter cannot be satisfactorily resolved with the Faculty member, the student may file an appeal in writing to the Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.  Thereafter the Dean will attempt to mediate the problem.

 

3. In the event that the problem is still unresolved, mediation from the Vice President for Academic Affairs may be sought. See the Cumberland University catalog for details.

 

4. If the preceding steps do not resolve the problem, the student may appeal to the President.    

 


Who Performs this Step:

Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Health Sciences, Dean of JCR School of Nursing and Health Sciences, VP for Academic Affairs, VP for Academic Affairs, President, President


Special Warnings:

Students being adversely affected by decision, Student conduct case being dropped, Legal action taken because of conduct decision


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Subject Experts
The following may be consulted for additional information.
Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Health Sciences

VP for Academic Affairs

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