PDFWAC 132S-110-060

Rights of parties.

(1) To the extent they are consistent with this procedure, the college's student conduct procedures, chapter 132S-100 WAC and this procedure shall apply equally to all parties.
(2) The college bears the burden of offering and presenting sufficient testimony and evidence to establish whether or not the respondent is responsible for a Title IX violation by a preponderance of the evidence.
(3) The respondent will be presumed not responsible until such time as the disciplinary process has been finally resolved.
(4) During the hearing, each party shall be represented by an advisor. The parties are entitled to an advisor of their own choosing and the advisor may be an attorney. If a party does not choose an advisor, then the Title IX coordinator or designee will provide a list of available advisors for the party to choose from at no cost to the party.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.140 and 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f) and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. WSR 20-23-031, § 132S-110-060, filed 11/10/20, effective 12/11/20.]