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1.2  Definitions

Unless the context requires a different meaning, the following definitions apply to the conduct and procedures discussed:

1.21.1 "Chief Student Affairs Officer" means the Vice President for Student Affairs or his or her delegate or representative.

1.21.2 “Dean" means the Dean of Students or his or her delegate or representative;

1.21.3 "Academic Dean" means the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Dean of the School of Business or the Dean of the School of Education, as appropriate to the situation;

1.21.4  "Department Chair" means the Chair of an Academic Department;

1.21.5 “Faculty member” means a person who is employed by the University for the purpose of teaching a class and who has authority to assign grades for the class;

1.21.6 "Hearing Officer" means an individual or individuals selected in accordance with the procedures adopted by the university pursuant to the recommendation of the Chief Student Affairs Officer to hear disciplinary charges, make findings of fact, and upon a finding of responsibility, impose appropriate sanction(s);

1.21.7 “President” means president of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin;

1.21.8 "Student" means a person who:
          a.  is currently enrolled at the University,
          b.  is accepted for admission or re-admission to the University, 
          c.  has been enrolled at the University in the prior semester or summer session, and is eligible to  continue enrollment in the semester or summer session that immediately follows, or
          d.  has engaged in prohibited conduct at a time when he or she met the above criteria;

1.21.9 “Campus” consists of all real property, buildings, or facilities owned or controlled by the University;

1.21.10  "Weekday" means Monday through Friday, excluding any day that is an official holiday of the University or when regularly scheduled classes are suspended due to emergent situations;

1.21.11  "Day" means a calendar day except for the days on which the University is officially closed or when regularly scheduled classes are suspended due to emergency situations;

1.21.12  "Good standing" means not on academic or disciplinary probation of any kind;

1.21.13 ”University” means The University of Texas of the Permian Basin;

1.21.14 “Complaint” is a written statement of the essential facts constituting a violation of Regents’ Rules and Regulations, University or U.T. System rules or regulations, or Federal, State, or local law.