Availability to Faculty Members of Objective Information

Reason for Policy: 

This policy outlines the University’s position regarding the ability for faculty members to access objective information regarding personnel actions when such information is relevant to a case.

Entities Affected by this Policy: 

All employees and candidates for employment

Enactment & Revision History: 

Technical revisions enacted by the University Secretary on September 2, 2015.

Became a University of Oregon Policy by operation of law on July 1, 2014.

Former Oregon Administrative Rule Chapter 580 Division 22, Section 0115.

Policy: 

Availability to Faculty Members of Objective Information Concerning Categories of Staff

Institutional rules shall establish procedures through which the faculty member who feels adversely affected by the institutional, school, divisional or departmental personnel action or lack thereof may request from designated institutional officials objective or quantitative information contained in limited access files concerning personnel actions affecting categories of faculty members, where such actions appear to have relevance to the case of the faculty member requesting the information. Information may include but need not be limited to: assignment, load, list of publications. It shall not include any evaluative statements concerning faculty members.

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Responsible Office: 

For questions about this policy, please contact Academic Affairs at 541-346-3081.

Original Source: 
Oregon Administrative Rule