WSR 07-08-111

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE


[ Filed April 4, 2007, 11:14 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending WAC 132U-120-270 to add dismissal from a selective admissions program as a result of academic evaluations.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.130 and 28B.50.140.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Clarification is needed concerning rules for dismissing students from programs that require selective admission, such as professional and technical programs. Procedure is different from other academic programs.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Bets Nelson, Whatcom Community College, Rules Coordinator, 237 West Kellogg Road, Bellingham, WA 98226, (360) 676-2170 ext. 3275, e-mail bnelson@whatcom.ctc.edu.

April 4, 2007

Patricia Onion

Vice-President for

Educational Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office