Disciplinary actions subject to appeal as specified in board policy may be appealed as described below. Notice of an appeal by a student shall be made in writing and addressed to the dean of student services within ten calendar days of the college's giving of the notice of the disciplinary action.
(1) Disciplinary action by a faculty member or other college staff member may be appealed to, and shall be reviewed by, the dean of student services.
(2) Disciplinary action by the appropriate disciplinary official may be appealed to, and shall be reviewed by, the academic regulations committee.
(3) Disciplinary recommendation by the academic regulations committee and subsequent action by the dean of student services, may be appealed to, and shall be reviewed by, the college president or his/her designee.
(4) Disciplinary action by the president shall either indicate approval of the conclusions by sustaining the decision or shall give directions as to what other disciplinary action shall be taken by modifying the decision, or shall nullify previous sanctions imposed by reversing its decision. The president's decision shall be final.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28B.50 RCW. 01-12-015, § 132W-115-170, filed 5/25/01, effective 6/25/01.]