31.4 Appeals from a Rule-Making Decision

On appeal from a rule-making decision, the Board may, in its discretion, review the decision on the basis of documents and other evidence submitted by the institution and the employee, or other interested parties, or it may hold a hearing of its own, which hearing shall be open. The Board shall, in its discretion, determine: 1) the scope of inquiry at such hearing; 2) who may testify or present other evidence; and 3) otherwise determine its procedure.