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Complaint Procedures

Porterville College Student Complaint Procedures

Composition of Hearing Panel

The non-voting Chair of the Hearing Panel (not a Standing Committee member) shall be appointed by the College President.  The Student Complaint Hearing Panel shall be composed of selected members of the Standing Committee and an ad hoc member as follows:

If the complaint is against a faculty member, the Hearing Panel shall consist of:
  • Two (2) faculty members
  • One (1) student member
  • One (1) classified member
  • One (1) administrator
  • One (1) ad hoc voting member appointed by the Academic Senate President
If the complaint is against an administrator, the Hearing Panel shall consist of:
  • Two (2) administrators
  • One (1) student member
  • One (1) faculty member
  • One (1) classified member
  • One (1) ad hoc voting member appointed by the College President
If the complaint is against a classified staff member, the Hearing Panel shall consist of:
  • Two (2) classified members
  • One (1) faculty member
  • One (1) administrator
  • One (1) student member
  • One (1) ad hoc voting member appointed by the CSEA or Classified Senate President

(See Procedure 4F10(b) of the KCCD Board Policy Manual for the Hearing Panel Procedures.

Any questions regarding the student complaint procedures can be obtained from the Dean of Learning, AC 101, phone number 559.791.2459.

Contact Information

Any questions regarding the student complaint procedures can be obtained from the Vice Presdient, Student Services, AC 126, phone number 791-2208.

November 4, 2015

Kern Community College District