Team # 199 -- Judicial Affairs Managing Change Process Improvement Team
Student Affairs

October 1996

Objective

Mini-teams were organized to handle: 1) shifting job responsibilities, 2) Residence Life and Judicial Affairs sharing a database, 3) tracking educational programs and following up on late assignments, and 4) making the community aware of policy changes.

Team Membership

  • Don Suit, Sponsor
  • Kelly Byers, Leader

Results Achieved to Date

  • Each student meets to discuss violations and possible sanctions to add a human aspect to the process
  • Time for students to go through the process has been reduced from 45 days to 6 days
  • An increase in student involvement in the Judicial Affairs advising and hearing process allows students to be judged by their peers
  • Over 90% of the students felt that they were treated fairly and that the sanctions were fair as well; Educational sanctions have increased from 3% to 32 % in the last year

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