PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
[Filed August 4, 2021, 4:02 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Central Washington University intends to adopt rules amending the student conduct code, chapter 106-120 WAC, and adopting related amendments to WAC 106-08-050 concerning brief adjudicative proceedings.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.35.120
; and the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), chapter 34.05
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule changes are needed to update, clarify, and streamline student conduct code standards and procedures, as well as to incorporate federal requirements relating to sexual harassment and sexual misconduct, including Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act, and Clery Act amendments.
Process for Developing New Rule: Initial review and drafting by student conduct administrators, followed by review through normal university policy review procedures, notices in campus publications, APA notice and public comment procedures, and final approval by board of trustees.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kimberly J. Dawson, Office of the President, Central Washington University, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7501, phone 509-963-2111, email email@example.com.
August 4, 2021
Kimberly J. Dawson