Policy identification number: To Come
File: Ethical & Responsible Conduct Policies / Anti-Discrimination Policies
These Procedures are intended to provide a prompt and equitable resolution for all complaints or reports of conduct that violate the following five Fort Lewis College policies:
Vice President for Student Affairs
October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018
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Scheduled for Review
Coordinator. Coordinator is the Title IX Coordinator, or the Equal Opportunity Coordinator, or the College employee charged with coordinating the College’s response to conduct prohibited under the Relevant Policies (listed below).
Complainant. Complainant is an individual or organization, including the College, filing a complaint.
Disciplinary Authority. The disciplinary authority is the individual who has the authority or delegated authority to impose discipline upon a particular employee, faculty member, or student.
Employee. Employee means any individual who receives payment from the College for work performed, including but not limited to faculty, exempt and classified staff, student employees, or temporary employees.
Parties. Parties are the complainant and the respondent. The victim may be treated as a party for notice purposes, if the victim is not the complainant.
Respondent. Respondent is the individual against whom a Complaint has been filed.
Student. Student means any individual who has confirmed admission to the College, is a new student at orientation, is currently enrolled in courses at the College, whether full-time or part-time, was enrolled in the previous semester, or is registered for a future semester.
Working Days. Working days are those days when the administrative offices of the College are open.
II. Scope and Jurisdiction
IV. Interim Measures
V. Complaint Resolution
VIII. Reason for Policy
To initiate operating procedures for handling complaints filed under the Fort Lewis College Student Conduct Policy, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy, Sexual Misconduct Policy, Discriminatory Harassment Policy, and Disability Anti-Discrimination Policy.
For following the policy: All students and employees regardless of their employment classification
For enforcement of the policy: Associate Vice President, Student Affairs, Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinators, Equal Opportunity Coordinator
For oversight of the policy: Vice President for Student Affairs
For notification of policy: Policy Librarian
For procedures implementing the policy: Associate Vice President, Student Affairs, Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Title IX Coordinators, Equal Opportunity Coordinator
Cross Referenced Policies
Approved by Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees: February 11, 2009. Revised by Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees: December 6, 2013. Revised by Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees: February 13, 2015. This revised policy was approved by the President's Cabinet on August 24, 2016 and the Board of Trustees on October 7, 2016. This revised policy was approved by the Board of Trustees on October 5, 2018: