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Type: University Policy
Division: Student Affairs
Classification: ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS

Contact Phone Number: 503-838-8930
Contact Email Address: judicial@wou.edu

TITLE
Hearing with the Dean of Students, Student Conduct Coordinator, or designee
POLICY NUMBER
ASA-04-038
RESPONSIBLE OFFICER UNIVERSITY CONTACT
Vice President for Student Affairs Office of Student Conduct
SUMMARY
APPLICABLE TO
Faculty, Staff and Students
DEFINITIONS
AUTHORITY
FULL STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY

POLICY STATEMENT

(1) The purpose of a hearing with the Dean of Students, Student Conduct Coordinator or designee is to: 

(a) Consider information presented by the Charged Student, information from the complaint or report(s), and other supporting information; 

(b) Make findings based on that information; 

(c) Uphold or drop each allegation based upon the findings; and 

(d) If allegations are upheld, assign sanctions commensurate with the violation(s) and the Student's previous disciplinary and academic history. The Dean of Students, Student Conduct Coordinator or designee has authority to levy sanctions deemed appropriate under this Code (see 574-032-0010 1(c)) or can refer the Student and case to the Hearing Sub-Committee without action. 

(2) For all hearings with the Dean of Students, Student Conduct Coordinator or designee, the Charged Student has the following rights: 

(a) To have access to the complaint file to the extent permitted by law after giving the Office of Student Conduct sufficient notice to purge the file of information within the file considered to be the education record of another Student(s); 

(b) To have knowledge of the charges and the names of those providing information supporting the charges, including all Witnesses; 

(c) To offer evidence challenging the statements of those providing information regarding the charges and all Witnesses; 

(d) To be notified in writing of the outcome of the hearing within five Working Days; 

(e) To request a hearing with the Committee; and 

(f) To appeal to the appropriate University official/body as defined in the appeal process (see OAR 574-032-0120).

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LAST UPDATED: 08/11/2016

HISTORICAL DETAIL NOTES:

This policy previously was an Oregon Administrative rule.



SOURCE:    Previously Referred to as: WOU OAR 574-032-0090
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