Current through Register Vol. 22-07, April 1, 2022
(1) An initial decision is subject to review
by the president or designee, provided a party files a written request for
review with the conduct review officer within ten days of service of the
(2) The president
or designee shall not participate in any case in which he or she is a
complainant or witness, or in which they have direct or personal interest,
prejudice, or bias, or in which they have acted previously in an advisory
(3) During the review,
the president or designee shall give all parties an opportunity to file written
responses explaining their view of the matter and shall make any inquiries
necessary to ascertain whether the sanctions should be modified or whether the
proceedings should be referred to the student conduct committee for a formal
decision on review must be in writing and must include a brief statement of the
reasons for the decision and must be served on the parties within twenty days
of the initial decision or of the request for review, whichever is later. The
decision on review will contain a notice that judicial review may be available.
A request for review may be deemed to have been denied if the president or
designee does not make a disposition of the matter within twenty days after the
request is submitted.
(5) If the
president or designee upon review determines that the respondent's conduct may
warrant imposition of a disciplinary suspension of more than ten instructional
days or expulsion, the matter shall be referred to the student conduct
committee for a disciplinary hearing.
(6) In cases involving allegations of sexual
misconduct, the president, on the same date as the final decision is served on
the respondent, will serve a written notice upon the complainant informing the
complainant whether the allegations of sexual misconduct were found to have
merit and describing any disciplinary sanctions and/or conditions imposed upon
the respondent for the complainant's protection, including suspension or
dismissal of the respondent. The notice will also inform the complainant of
their appeal rights.