WSR 08-17-093

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PIERCE COLLEGE


[ Filed August 19, 2008, 4:32 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Student rights and responsibilities/code of conduct policy, chapter 132K-125 WAC.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.140(13).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Address current social and technological issues related to student rights, responsibilities and conduct of students at Pierce College.

Process for Developing New Rule: Representative district committee review and revise existing policy. Revised draft presented to the following entities for comment: Student governance bodies, academic divisions, student services council, assistant attorney general, college cabinet, board of trustees.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Nancy Houck, director of student success, phone (253) 964-6581, fax (253) 964-6764, nhouck@pierce.ctc.edu; or Marie Harris, executive assistant to the chancellor, phone (253) 840-3104, fax (253) 840-3123, mharris@pierce.ctc.edu.

August 19, 2008

Michele Johnson

Chancellor

Washington State Code Reviser's Office