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Division of Student Affairs

Executive Policy 15 Work Group

WSU Executive Policy 15 prohibits discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct.


  • Review EP 15 for language and make recommendations for changes including clearly defined sections about sexual/gender violence and speech
  • Clarify speech and protections through legal and community frameworks (e.g. inciting violence, determination of threat, discrimination threshold) including specific examples in policy formulation.
  • Review WAC (including 504.26.204), incorporate student conduct and community standards, and align language in all policies relevant to EP 15
  • Develop EP 15-specific training for students, faculty, and staff
  • Implement a website which identifies specific reporting options for bias incidents and outlines steps university took to address concerns, as appropriate
  • Provide recommendations to Bias Assessment Response Team for improving campus culture including best practices from peer and aspiring institutions

Responsible Administrators

         Holly Ashkannejhad, J.D., Director, Center of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation

Work Group


Brandon Chapman, Director of Marketing & Communications, College of Education, Pullman
Candace Chappelle, Chair, GPSA Communications Committee, Pullman
Beth Hindman, Associate Professor, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, Pullman