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Student Conduct Board

The Student Conduct Board consists of five(5) students. It is the duty of this Board to determine whether students accused of violating University rules are responsible and, if so, recommend sanctions to the Coordinator of Student Conduct.

Student Conduct Appeals Board

The University Appeals Board hears appeals arising out of cases already heard in the University Student Conduct System by Student Conduct Boards and Conduct Hearing Officers. Three students appointed by WCSA and the Coordinator of Student Conduct, as well as a member of the faculty and an administrator, serve on the Appeals Board.

Student Conduct Advisory Board

Four student advisors assist the Coordinator of Student Conduct with incident report review, assignment of charges, determination of appropriate sanctions, and act as a University resource during Conduct and Appeals Board hearings.

 


Student Conduct Board

A part of the student conduct process, Student Conduct Boards consist of five students selected by WCSA and the Coordinator of Student Conduct. One of the five is selected by the Coordinator to serve as the chair. Members of the Student Conduct Board hear and decide cases involving alleged major level University violations. In addition, they recommend sanctions to the Coordinator for those found to be responsible for these violations.

Qualifications:

  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Status (as determined by units of credit)
  • Full time student status
  • 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  • Board members are expected to be role models for their peers and to positively represent Ohio Wesleyan as an upstanding member of the community. For this reason, prior conduct records are reviewed and considered when selecting board members. Selected board members are expected to maintain an appropriate standard of behavior and follow all policies in the OWU Code of Student Conduct, as well as local, state, and federal laws.
  • Evidence of good critical thinking ability, communication skills, interpersonal skills, reliability and dependability, and leadership potential

Requirements:

  • Attend all required training sessions
  • Must be available on an "as needed" basis to review case files and to hear and decide cases
  • Conduct oneself in a professional and unbiased manner
  • Must be able to maintain highly confidential information
  • Knowledge of the student conduct process (including the appeals process)
  • Sensitivity toward those appearing at Student Conduct Board sessions

Responsibilities:

  • Review files prior to Board sessions (1 hour per week)
  • Attend all assigned Student Conduct Board sessions
  • Actively participate during Board sessions by listening carefully to all testimony, asking appropriate questions, and offering input during deliberations and sanctioning phase
  • Makes sanction recommendations to the Coordinator of Student Conduct, when applicable
  • Promptly complete and submit paperwork documenting decisions

Term:

  • Academic Year beginning the 1st day of fall semester and ending the last day of spring semester

Student Conduct Appeals Board

A part of the student conduct process, the Student Conduct Appeals Board consists of three students, one faculty member, and one University administrator. The student board members are selected by WCSA and the Coordinator of Student Conduct. One student is selected by the Coordinator to serve as the board chair. The Student Conduct Appeals Board reviews and votes on appeal requests made by students found to be responsible for University rule violations by either a Conduct Hearing Officer or the Student Conduct Board. When an appeal is granted, the Student Conduct Appeals Board subsequently reviews and decides the case.

Qualifications:

  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Status (as determined by units of credit)
  • Full time student status
  • 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  • Board members are expected to be role models for their peers and to positively represent Ohio Wesleyan as an upstanding member of the community. For this reason, prior conduct records are reviewed and considered when selecting board members. Selected board members are expected to maintain an appropriate standard of behavior and follow all policies in the OWU Code of Student Conduct, as well as local, state, and federal laws.
  • Evidence of good critical thinking ability, communication skills, interpersonal skills, reliability and dependability, and leadership potential
  • Preference for upperclassman who have served as conduct board members in the past

Requirements:

  • Attend all required training sessions
  • Must be available on an “as needed” basis
  • Conduct oneself in a professional and unbiased manner
  • Must be able to maintain highly confidential information
  • Knowledge of the student conduct process (including the appeals process)
  • Sensitivity toward those appearing at Student Conduct Appeals Board sessions

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews files and votes on appeal requests in a timely fashion
  • Attends all Student Conduct Appeals Board sessions
  • Actively participates during Appeals Board sessions by listening carefully, asking appropriate questions, and offering input during deliberations
  • Makes sanction recommendations to the Coordinator of Student Conduct, when applicable
  • Promptly complete and submit paperwork documenting decisions

Term:

  • Academic Year beginning the 1st day of fall semester and ending the last day of spring semester

Student Conduct Advisory Board

A part of the student conduct process, four students, appointed by WCSA and the Coordinator of Student Conduct, assist the Coordinator with incident review, assignment of charges, determination of appropriate sanctions, and resolving parking appeals. In addition, Student Conduct Advisors act as a University resource during Conduct and Appeals Board Hearings.

Qualifications:

  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Status (as determined by units of credit)
  • Full time student status
  • 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  • Board members are expected to be role models for their peers and to positively represent Ohio Wesleyan as an upstanding member of the community. For this reason, prior conduct records are reviewed and considered when selecting board members. Selected board members are expected to maintain an appropriate standard of behavior and follow all policies in the OWU Code of Student Conduct, as well as local, state, and federal laws.
  • Evidence of good critical thinking ability, communication skills, interpersonal skills, reliability and dependability, and leadership potential
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively to a group of people
  • Preference for returning students who have served as conduct board members in the past

Requirements:

  • Attend all required training sessions
  • Commit to a minimum of two hours per week for file review and Board sessions
  • Conduct oneself in a professional and unbiased manner
  • Must be able to maintain highly confidential information
  • Knowledge of the student conduct process (including the appeals process)
  • Sensitivity toward those appearing at Student Conduct Board sessions

Responsibilities:

  • Meets with the Coordinator of Student Conduct weekly to review incident reports and to determine policy violations (1 hour per week)
  • Attends Student Conduct Board sessions, as needed, to present incident facts (approximately 1-2 hours per hearing)
  • Serve in the role of an advocate for students who are going through the student conduct process (on an “as needed” basis)

Term:

  • Academic Year beginning the 1st day of fall semester and ending the last day of spring semester

Contact Info

Location

Office of Student Conduct
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center #225
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3175
E studentconduct@owu.edu

Office Contact

Jess Ettell Irvine
Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards
P   740-368-3178
E   jlettell@owu.edu