PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 516-23 WAC, Student rights and responsibilities code and chapter 516-28 WAC, Standards and procedures for involuntary administrative withdrawal of students at Western Washington University for behavior from mental disorders.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.35.120(12).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To review and amend Western's student conduct code and chapter 516-28 WAC to ensure that rules are up-to-date and meet current technology standards and usability.
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 Ted Pratt, Dean of Students, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Mailstop 9105, Bellingham, WA 98225-9105, phone (360) 650-3450, fax (360) 650-4355; or Suzanne Baker, Rules Coordinator, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Mailstop 9015, Bellingham, WA 98225-9015, phone (360) 650-3117, e-mail Suzanne.Baker@wwu.edu.
September 11, 2009
Suzanne M. Baker