Division of Student Affairs

Executive Policy 15

WSU Executive Policy 15 prohibits discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct.

Work Group Objectives

  • Review EP 15 for language and make recommendations for changes including clearly defined sections about sexual/gender violence and speech
  • Clarify speech and protections through legal and community frameworks (e.g. inciting violence, determination of threat, discrimination threshold) including specific examples in policy formulation.
  • Review WAC (including 504.26.204), incorporate student conduct and community standards, and align language in all policies relevant to EP 15
  • Develop EP 15-specific training for students, faculty, and staff
  • Implement a website which identifies specific reporting options for bias incidents and outlines steps university took to address concerns, as appropriate
  • Provide recommendations to Bias Assessment Response Team for improving campus culture including best practices from peer and aspiring institutions

Responsible Administrators

Kim Anderson, Executive Director of Compliance, Title IX Coordinator, ADA Coordinator, Office for Equal Opportunity, Pullman
Danielle Hess, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Division Chief, Attorney General’s Office, Pullman
Kathleen MacKay, Interim Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, Division of Student Affairs, Pullman

Work Group

Co-chairs

Brandon Chapman, Director of Marketing & Communications, College of Education, Pullman
Candace Chappelle, Chair, GPSA Communications Committee, Pullman
Beth Hindman, Associate Professor, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, Pullman

Members

Katherine Banks, Instructor, School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs, Tri-Cities
Berto Cerrillo, Associate Director, Student Involvement and Leadership Development, Pullman
Catherine Cooper, Associate Professor, School of the Environment & Commission on the Status of Women, Pullman
Sophia Gaither, Associate Director, Carson College of Business, Pullman
Ann Goos, Director of Public Affairs, External Affairs & Government Relations, University Marketing and Communications, Pullman
Nikki Hinshaw, Student Services Manager, Student Involvement & APAC, Vancouver
Sanaz Jarolmasjed, Director, Internal Affairs, Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA), Pullman
Kenitra Keeney, Food Service Manager, Dining Services, Pullman
Lucila Loera, Assistant Vice President, Access, Equity, and Achievement & Chair, BART, Pullman
Nicole Manzione, Student, Pullman
Anne McCoy, Deputy Director, Athletics, Pullman
Judi McDonald, Professor, Department of Mathematics & Chair, Faculty Senate, Pullman
Adriana McKinney, Director, ASWSU Diversity Affairs, Tri-Cities
Karen Metzner, Assistant Director, Office of Student Conduct, Pullman
James Mohr, Vice Chancellor, Division of Student Affairs, Spokane
Amy Nusbaum, Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, Pullman
Alexandra Ranney, Chair, Sexual Assault Committee, ASWSU, Pullman
Douglas Yamamoto, Vice President, ASWSU, Everett