WSR 21-01-088
[Filed December 10, 2020, 4:02 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Student complaints.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.50.140, 28B.50.090(3).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish:
Increase integration and alignment as more students attend multiple campuses during their time as a student;
Make the process more student focused by encouraging all parties to engage in sincere efforts to listen and resolve complaints informally;
Ensure students are supported through the complaint process;
Enhance an accepting culture and provide supports to encourage students to raise concerns.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
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 by contacting Kurt Buttleman, 1500 Harvard Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122, phone 206-934-4111, email
October 8, 2020
Kurt Buttleman
Vice Chancellor
Academic and Student Success