Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (per RCW 34.05.310)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 516-21 WAC, Student Conduct Code
Statutes Authorizing the University 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: Update student conduct code to be in compliance with new Title IX federal regulations from the department of education. The new rules went into effect August 14, 2020.
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 Jennifer Sloan, Rules Coordinator:
Mail: Western Washington University
Risk, Compliance & Policy Services
516 High Street, MS 9015
Bellingham, WA 98225
Fax: 360-650-6197 Email: Jennifer.Sloan@wwu.edu Website: https://rcps.wwu.edu/rules-coordinator/