18A:6-18. Dismissal, reduction and compensation of persons under tenure in schools and institutions of higher education
18A:6-18. No professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, supervisor, registrar, teacher or other persons employed in a teaching capacity, in any State college, county college or industrial school who is under tenure during good behavior and efficiency shall be dismissed or subject to reduction of salary, except for inefficiency, incapacity, conduct unbecoming a teacher or other just cause. Written charge of the cause or causes preferred against an individual shall be signed by the person or persons making the same and filed with the board of trustees of said college or school. Upon determination that the matter is a contested case, the board shall assign the matter for hearing and initial decision to the Office of Administrative Law. A final decision shall be rendered by the full board of trustees. The person charged may be represented by counsel at all times and have compulsory process to compel the attendance of witnesses to testify therein, as provided by law. Contested case hearings shall be conducted under rules and regulations established pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) and P.L.1978, c.67 (C.52:14F-1 et seq.).
L.1967, c.271; amended 1981,c.181,s.1; 1994,c.48,s.48.
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