(1) The student conduct council shall consist of three students and two faculty members selected from a panel of eight full-time students and six faculty members holding the rank of assistant professor or above who are appointed to the panel in accordance with procedures established respectively by student government and the faculty senate. The conduct council members will be randomly selected by the council advisor subject to availability and qualification in accordance with WAC 106-125-045
(6). Additional students and faculty may be selected to serve as alternate council members.
(2) The student conduct council shall elect a chair to preside over the hearing, and the dean of student success shall appoint a nonvoting staff member as council advisor to convene and otherwise advise and assist the council.
(3) The student conduct council will hear appeals of disciplinary action imposing a conduct suspension in excess of ten days or a conduct dismissal. The council will hear such other matters as may be referred to the council by the student conduct officer, conduct review officer, or dean of student success. The council shall have the authority to recommend dismissing a proceeding or to recommend imposing any of the disciplinary sanctions under WAC 106-125-030
(4) Proceedings of the student conduct council shall be governed by the Administrative Procedure Act (chapter 34.05
RCW) and by the model rules of procedure (chapter 10-08
WAC), as supplemented by these rules.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120
and chapter 34.05
RCW. WSR 15-24-054, § 106-125-070, filed 11/23/15, effective 12/24/15.]