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The Office of Compliance and Civil Rights' goal is to review all evidence and draft a report within 30 days after a formal complaint is filed. But it is often longer because of their “student-friendly process,” which allows students to reschedule interviews and request extensions.

WSU office outlines complaint process

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2021

The WSU Office of Compliance and Civil Rights conducted 60 investigations out of the over 500 complaints received.  It is common for not all complaints to become investigations, but the office makes...

Time is running out for four students who filed a sexual harassment report to WSU’s Compliance and Civil Rights as they are graduating this year.

WSU students seek justice for sexual harassment investigation

LOREN NEGRON and ABBY DAVIS March 30, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article contains themes of sexual harassment, which may be triggering to some people. The women featured in this story asked to remain anonymous to prevent retaliation against them...

This week, SAE’s university status changed from “Investigation Pending - COVID Violations” to OK, meaning the chapter is currently in good standing with WSU.

Hearing set for fraternity’s pandemic violation case

LOREN NEGRON and TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER February 4, 2021

A WSU student and former fraternity chapter president will face a contested hearing on Feb. 16 regarding pandemic violations that occurred last semester. Zachary Thornton, former president of Sigma Alpha...

Greek chapters must do non-social events virtually because of CORE. The COVID-19 Organization Response Expectations document outlines guidelines for sorority and fraternity members to follow so they comply with COVID-19 guidelines. Non-social events that cannot be done virtually require masks and social distancing.

Greek community responds to pandemic

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter September 17, 2020

Greek chapter facilities are required to follow COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the state and Greek councils and may be liable to a conduct review process if an alleged violation is reported. The Interfraternity...

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