The fundamental rights of others as citizens; The rights of others based upon the nature of the educational process; The rights of the institution; and The rights of students to fair and equitable procedures determining when and upon whom penalties for violation of campus regulations should be imposed.
a. That students have the right to the best education possible; b. That students have the rights and responsibilities for participation in policy and decision making and implementation in areas affecting student welfare; c. That students have inherent rights to the establishment and practice of representative self-government as set forth in the Constitution of the Student Government Association of Ball State University; d. That students have rights to and means whereby they may communicate their ideas and concerns to responsible authorities in the University;e. That students have the right to ready access to the spoken and printed word;f. That students have the right to express their thoughts and judgments concerning the professional competency of the faculty and professional personnel.
a. Consult with the Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs in the Office of Student Affairs to explore options available to the student. b. Options available to the student include:
1.The student may meet with the faculty or staff person to discuss the student’s concerns and to come to an understanding about the situation. 2.If resolution is not satisfactory, the student may request a meeting with the individual’s department chair or supervisor to discuss the concern further.3.The chairperson or school director, will meet with all parties involved and will determine an appropriate resolution, conclusion or recommendations about the issue. The chairperson or school director will keep a written record of the issue and the conclusions and recommendations.4. If the student’s concern involves a grade appeal issue, the student may be referred to the grade appeal process outlined in Section 6.7 of the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
1.6.2 Obligation not to infringe upon the right of any of the members of the University community to privacy in office, laboratories, and residence and in the keeping of personal papers, confidential records and effects, subject only to the local, state and federal law and to conditions voluntarily entered into. Permanent records will not contain information concerning religion, political or social beliefs, and membership in any organization other than honorary and professional organizations directly related to the academic processes, except upon expressed written request of the student in question. 1.6.3 Obligation not to interfere with the freedom of members of the University community to pursue normal academic and administrative activities, including freedom of movement. 1.6.4 Obligation not to interfere with the freedom of any member of the University community to hear and to study unpopular and controversial views on intellectual and public issues. 1.6.5 Right to identify oneself as a student of the University and a concurrent obligation not to speak or act on behalf of the institution, or any group of students therein, without authorization. 1.6.6 Right to hold public meetings in which students participate, to post notices, and to engage in peaceful, orderly demonstrations. Reasonable and impartially applied rules, designed to reflect the academic purposes of the institution and to protect the safety of the campus, shall be established regulating time, place, and manner of such activities and allocating the use of facilities in accordance with (1) Policy Concerning Distribution, Solicitation, Fund Raising, Sales, and Commercial Activity on University Property - Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs; (2) Policy on Selection and Presentation of Lecturers or Speakers by Student Organizations - Faculty and Professional Personnel Handbook; and (3) Policy on Special Events on Campus - Faculty and Professional Personnel Handbook. 1.6.7 Right to recourse if another member of the University community is negligent or irresponsible in performance of his or her responsibilities, or if another member of the University community represents the work of others as his or her own. 1.6.8 Obligation to maintain an environment conducive to respect for the rights of others and fulfillment of academic responsibilities.
1.6.9 Right to Funeral and Bereavement Leave
Three work days - Within 150 miles radius of Muncie Four work days - Between 150-300 mile radius of Muncie Five work days - Beyond 300 mile radius of Muncie Seven work days - Outside of North America
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