A. Any person may petition for a written or oral hearing before the Board. All requests for hearings must be in writing and state the specific subject to be discussed and the reasons why a personal appearance is necessary, if one is requested.
Students, faculty, and other employees of institutions under the control of the Board must route their petitions through the chief executive officer of the institution concerned. The chief executive officer will forward the petition, with comments, to the executive director of the Board. The executive director of the Board will docket the item for consideration by the Board.
All other persons may request hearings by written petition directly to the executive director of the Board. The executive director shall cause the subject matter of the petition to be investigated and make a written report to the Board. The executive director of the Board will docket the item for consideration by the Board.
B. If the Board grants a hearing, it shall be conducted in the manner prescribed by the Board. (Board of Regents, November 13-15, 1955; November 8-10, 1967; August 14-15, 1969)