WSR 99-04-028

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PIERCE COLLEGE


[ Filed January 25, 1999, 2:31 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Student rights and responsibilities policy, chapter 132K-16 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 issues related to student rights and responsibilities/code of conduct.

Remove student grievance section from the policy and establish it as a procedure.

Process for Developing New Rule: Convene a committee to review existing policy and recommend revisions.

Take revised draft to the following for input: Student governance bodies, student services council, Council for Academic Affairs, Office of the Attorney General, academic divisions, college cabinet.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mr. Ed Brewster, Executive Dean of Students, 9401 Farwest Drive S.W., Lakewood, WA 98498, (253) 964-6584, or Nancy Houck, Assistant, (253) 964-6581.

January 14, 1999

Edward Brewster

Executive Dean of Students

Washington State Code Reviser's Office