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Washington Administrative Code

Title 478 WAC - University of Washington

Chapter 478-120 WAC: Student Conduct Code for the University of Washington

WAC 478-120-105: Administrative review by the faculty appeal board.

(1) The faculty appeal board may conduct administrative review when exceptional circumstances do not exist or no formal hearing has been requested. When the faculty appeal board determines that administrative review is appropriate, the chair shall notify all parties of that decision. The notice to the parties shall include a statement of:

  (a) The allegations of misconduct against the respondent;

  (b) The sanctions that were recommended by the conduct officer or the university disciplinary committee, if any; and

  (c) A date by which any voluntarily submitted written briefs or statements must be submitted.

(2) When the faculty appeal board conducts an administrative review, the board may base its review on:

  (a) All documents and any recordings considered by the initiating officer or the university disciplinary committee;

  (b) Oral and/or written argument submitted by any party; and

  (c) Additional evidence.

(3) At the conclusion of its review, the faculty appeal board shall enter an order. An initial order may be appealed and a final order may not be appealed. The written order shall include a statement of the board's decision within ten days of the conclusion of the review and information on rights of appeal, if any. In a case involving an allegation of sexual misconduct, both the respondent and any complainant shall be informed of the outcome of the review. In a case where the respondent is a minor, the board's decision may be reported to the respondent's parents or legal guardian at the discretion of the chair of the faculty appeal board.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 16-05-097, § 478-120-105, filed 2/17/16, effective 3/28/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 and 28B.10.900 through 28B.10.903. 96-10-051, § 478-120-105, filed 4/29/96, effective 5/30/96.]