Modifies the process for adjudicating student conduct code cases. Eliminates the option of a student disciplinary council for brief hearings. Replaces the use of a single adjudicator for full hearings with a student disciplinary council.
For full hearings, adds a process for EWU to present witnesses and evidence
Reduces the number of pre-hearing conferences with the parties
Additional changes are made in anticipation of the Department of Education issuing new Title IX regulations in the next 1-2 months. These proposed changes will only be moved forward to second read if required by federal law. A campus forum will be scheduled regarding Title IX in early spring.