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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Rights of the Respondent



Conduct information

Safe Space

Rights of the Respondent

Respondent's rights are, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:

• To be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity by University officials throughout the process.

• To investigation and appropriate resolution of all credible complaints of sexual misconduct made in good faith to University administrators;

• To be notified of available services, both on campus and in the community;

• To ask the investigators to identify and question relevant witnesses;

• To be fully informed of campus conduct rules and procedures as well as the nature and extent of all alleged violations contained within the complaint;

• To be accompanied by a support person to all phases of the investigation and conduct proceeding;

• To not have irrelevant prior sexual history admitted as evidence in a campus proceeding;

• To review all documentation available regarding the complaint, subject to the privacy limitations imposed by state and federal law, prior to conduct proceeding;

• To petition that any member of the University Disciplinary Committee be removed on the basis of demonstrated bias;

• To written notice of the outcome and (if applicable) sanction of the University Disciplinary Committee;

• To appeal the findings and sanctions of conduct proceedings; regardless of the outcome, in accordance with the standards for appeal;

• To be informed in advance of any public release of information regarding the complaint.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14