PDFWAC 132H-126-300

Student conduct committee.

(1) The student conduct committee shall consist of six members:
(a) Two full-time students appointed by the student government;
(b) Two faculty members appointed by the president;
(c) Two administrative staff members, other than an administrator serving as a student conduct or conduct review officer, appointed by the president prior to the beginning of the academic year for alternating two-year terms.
(2) One of the administrative staff members shall serve as the chair of the committee and may take action on preliminary hearing matters prior to convening the committee. The administrative staff members shall receive annual training on protecting victims and promoting accountability in cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct.
(3) Hearings may be heard by a quorum of three members of the committee, so long as one faculty member, one student, and one administrative staff member are included on the hearing panel. Committee action may be taken upon a majority vote of all committee members attending the hearing.
(4) Members of the student conduct committee shall not participate in any case in which they:
(a) Are a complainant or witness;
(b) Have direct or personal interest, prejudice, or bias; or
(c) Have acted previously in an advisory capacity.
(5) Any party may petition for disqualification of a committee member pursuant to RCW 34.05.425(4).
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW and RCW 28B.50.140(13); P.L. 113-4, 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f); Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. WSR 21-01-008, § 132H-126-300, filed 12/2/20, effective 1/2/21; WSR 19-01-082, § 132H-126-300, filed 12/17/18, effective 1/17/19.]