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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...

OPINION: System must provide justice for sexual assault

OPINION: System must provide justice for sexual assault

MEGHAN HENRY April 15, 2021

Editor's Note: One source in this story asked to remain anonymous to prevent retaliation against them and any interference with their student experience at WSU. An asterisk identifies a source's name has...

Holly Ashkannejhad, director of WSU's Compliance and Civil Rights, said Title IX and House Bill 2327 protect students.

University official trains staff, students on Title IX changes

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor September 1, 2020

WSU hosted live trainings for staff and students on updates made to Title IX guidance for WSU Compliance and Civil Rights — previously known as the Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation...

Holly Ashkannejhad, director of the Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation, said the new Title IX regulations decrease the number of complaints that are considered Title IX cases.

New regulations change scope of WSU’s Title IX jurisdiction

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 19, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education’s updated Title IX regulations to narrow Title IX cases and decrease cases that would require an institution’s response. Holly Ashkannejhad, director of the Office...

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