WSR 17-02-018
[Filed December 27, 2016, 2:27 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending chapter 172-90 WAC, Eastern Washington University student academic integrity.
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: These revisions are necessary to comply with recent state appellate court case Arishi v. Washington State University, indicating that we must offer a full adjudicative hearing if a sanction could lead to suspension, expulsion or if charges were filed for felony level sexual misconduct.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Chelsea Lamberson, University Policy Administrator, Office of the President, Eastern Washington University, 214 Showalter Hall, Cheney, WA 99004, phone (509) 359-6322, fax (509) 359-7036, and email A public hearing will be held to permit comment on all proposed rules and revisions.
December 27, 2016
Chelsea Lamberson
University Policy Administrator