Student-Faculty Hearing Board

The Student-Faculty Hearing Board (SFHB) is authorized to hear and adjudicate allegations of prohibited student discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, hazing by individuals and retaliation. The SFHB is composed of four students and four faculty. The students are appointed by the Executive Committee of the Student Body (EC) and the faculty are appointed by the Provost. SFHB is currently chaired by Cliff Jarrett,  Assistant Dean for Career Strategy.

Interim University Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Other than Sex

The University prohibits and this policy addresses discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran's status, and genetic information in its educational programs and activities and with regard to employment. Additionally, the University prohibits retaliation against any individual who brings a good faith complaint under this policy or is involved in the complaint process. Students, faculty, and staff found to have violated this policy will be disciplined appropriately, up to and including termination from employment or dismissal from the University.

Amended Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy

W&L prohibits all forms of sexual misconduct—which includes sexual harassment, non-consensual sexual intercourse, non-consensual sexual contact, sexual exploitation, domestic and dating violence, and stalking—and retaliation. This policy provides guidance to assist those who have experienced or been affected by sexual misconduct, whether as a complainant, a respondent, or a third party. It includes detailed information about what conduct is prohibited, confidential and reporting resources, and resolution procedures.

Student-Faculty Hearing Board Procedures

These procedures describe the jurisdiction and composition of the Student Faculty Hearing Board, as well as the applicable definitions and procedures for cases involving prohibited discrimination, harassment, and retaliation other than sex as well as hazing by individuals.