WSR 12-08-015

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE


[ Filed March 26, 2012, 10:32 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Final course grade appeal process.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.140(13).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To provide a structured, equitable process for students to grieve final course grades that may have been assigned in an arbitrary or capricious manner.

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. Adoption of the new WAC is being studied by various groups on campus that include students, faculty, staff and administrators. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Tim Stokes, Executive Vice-President for Academic and Student Affairs, Tacoma Community College, 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma, WA 98466, phone (253) 566-5022, fax (253) 566-5022, tstokes@tacomacc.edu.

March 26, 2012

Mary A. Chikwinya

Vice-President for

Student Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office