31.1 Statement of Policy; Definitions

Any staff member, including but not limited to a faculty member or other teacher, of an institution under the jurisdiction of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa (the "Board"), who feels aggrieved by any final adjudicatory order or rule-making decision made by the institution regarding his or her employment may, after exhausting all remedies within the institution, request the Board to review such final order or decision in accordance with the procedures hereinafter provided.

  1.  "Adjudicatory order" means all or any part of a final institutional disposition, whether affirmative, negative or declaratory in form, of any matter of particular applicability to the individual staff member regarding his or her employment.
  2.  "Rule-making decision" means all or any part of an institutional statement of general applicability and future effect designed to implement, interpret or prescribe institutional rules, regulations or policy regarding staff or conditions of employment.