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University Senate Rules and Regulations

Article II. Section 9Exceptions to University Wide Academic Policies:
Under exceptional circumstances, a student or, if a physical or mental incapacity prevents the student from filing his or her own appeal, another individual on the student’s behalf, may petition for an exception to a University-wide academic policy. The petitioner must follow the procedures on the FacEx, Exception to University-Wide Academic Policy Form (link). If the instructor (instructor’s approval required when adding, changing hours, changing sections or levels) and the department Chair believe  exceptional circumstances exist, the petition shall be forwarded with a recommendation to the Dean of the College or School. If the Dean (or his/her designee) believes exceptional circumstances exist, the petition shall be forwarded with a recommendation to the chair of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee (FacEx). FacEx determines the specific content of the form according to this subsection.  For purposes of this subsection, lack of knowledge of the appropriate policy is not an exceptional circumstance. FacEx’s decision regarding the petition request is final.

FacEx Appeal Form


University Senate Open Forum

To: Faculty, Staff and Students

Re: Open Forum, 6 December 2018       

The University Senate will hold an Open Forum next Thursday, 6 December 2018, 3-5 pm, in Room 1154 of the Integrated Science Building to discuss the university budget cuts and any related concerns affecting faculty, staff, and students. The general intent is to hear from university constituents who have not had the opportunity to share their questions and concerns. Senate officers and representatives will be in attendance, but the forum will maximize commentary from the floor as we seek additional input from the university community.  Questions may also be sent to: Questions/Comments.  

When: December 6, 2018, 3:00pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Integrated Science Building, Room 1154 (map)

The forum will be livestreamed via ZOOM technology https://governance.ku.edu/zoom20181206 and ASL interpretation will be provided on-site.  A recap of the meeting, questions asked, and answers given will be subsequently posted on the Governance website.


Ruben Flores
University Senate President

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