Review Stage 3: Appeals from Stage 2 and Annual Assessment of Cases
Review Stage 3 is reserved for appeals of primary decisions made at Review Stage 2, and for annual assessment of cases adjudicated at Review Stages 1 and 2. For each Stage 3 case, the Chair of the Graduate Council or designee shall select a 3-5 member subcommittee of the Graduate Council to serve as an appeal panel. Each Stage 3 hearing will be conducted according to the Hearing Procedures described above in Section 4.3.2.
The Graduate Council additionally conducts annual assessments of cases adjudicated at Review Stages
1 and 2 for the purpose of providing oversight and ensuring that policies and procedures are appropriately and consistently applied.