Privilege and Tenure (P&T)

The Committee on Privilege and Tenure is charged with adjudicating the following types of matters: grievance cases, where a member of the Senate claims injury through the violation of his/her rights and privileges; disciplinary cases, where a member of the Senate is accused of having violated the Faculty Code of Conduct; and early termination cases, where a Senate or non-Senate faculty member challenges whether there is good cause for his/her early termination. Its findings and recommendations are advisory to the chancellor.

Committee Roster 2023-24


  • Andrew Minor (Material Sciences & Engineering) - Chair


  • Michael Frenklach (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Cecile Gaubert (Economics) - Spring only
  • Britt Koskella (Integrative Biology)
  • Leslie Kurke (Ancient Greek & Roman Studies and Comparative Literature) - Spring only
  • Karen Nakamura (Anthropology)
  • Ignacio Navarrete (Spanish and Portuguese)
  • Martin Olsson (Mathematics)
  • Arthur Reingold (Public Health) - Fall only
  • Chris Shannon (Economics and Mathematics)
  • Peter Zinoman (History) - Spring only

Ex Officio

  • Maximilian Auffhammer, (Agricultural and Resource Economics & International and Area Studies) – Division Chair (non-voting)


Meeting Schedule

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Annual Report

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