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SFHB Decisions, 2011-2012

On October 6, 2011, the Student-Faculty Hearing Board met to hear allegations against an undergraduate student of Sexual Misconduct and Conduct Unbecoming a Washington & Lee University Student. The allegations were brought to the SFHB by an undergraduate student at Washington & Lee.

By a 3-1 vote, the SFHB determined that the violations committed by the respondent consisted of Sexual Misconduct in the form of Unwanted Sexual Touching and Conduct Unbecoming a Washington & Lee University Student.

By a 4-0 vote, the SFHB imposed the following sanctions for both charges:

  • Behavioral agreement in place for 1 calendar year
    • Respondent will undergo a psychological evaluation
    • Respondent will follow treatment recommendations
      • Actively participate in therapy if so advised
      • Keep regular counseling appointments as recommended

The SFHB's decisions were announced to respondent at approximately 1:00 a.m. on October 7, after which the hearing was adjourned.

The facts about individual cases and their dispositions are to remain confidential in order to protect privacy and the effectiveness of the process. The members of the SFHB would like to remind the community that University policy strictly forbids disclosure of hearing facts or materials, as well as harassment or retaliation against Washington and Lee students.

On February 6, 2012, the Student-Faculty Hearing Board met to hear allegations against an undergraduate student of Harassment and Conduct Unbecoming a Washington & Lee University Student. The allegations were brought to the SFHB by an undergraduate student at Washington & Lee.

By a 4-0 vote, the SFHB determined that the violations committed by the respondent consisted of Harassment and Conduct Unbecoming a Washington & Lee University Student.

By a 4-0 vote, the SFHB imposed the following sanctions for both charges:

  • Suspension immediately with earliest readmission to be Fall 2012
  • Imposed conditions for readmission

The SFHB's decisions were announced to respondent at approximately 9:00 p.m. on February 6, after which the hearing was adjourned.

The facts about individual cases and their dispositions are to remain confidential in order to protect privacy and the effectiveness of the process. The members of the SFHB would like to remind the community that University policy strictly forbids disclosure of hearing facts or materials, as well as harassment or retaliation against Washington and Lee students.