Section 16-50-2

Existing policies, procedures, etc., relative to faculty, students, etc.

The personnel policies and procedures and statement of academic freedom and tenure for the faculty, other officers and professional and operating staffs of the university, and the statement of rights and responsibilities of students of the university in force on October 6, 1975, shall be read, construed and have effect as if they were prescribed by the board of trustees herein created; provided, that the board shall prescribe such amendments as it deems necessary and proper and that no person shall be deprived of any right or benefit earned prior to October 6, 1975.

(Acts 1975, No. 790, p. 1581, §10.)