Amendments to these procedures may be proposed in writing to the dean of students by any member of the university community. The dean of students, after consultation with the university legal counsel and others who may be pertinent, shall make a recommendation to the vice president for student affairs. Reasons are to be given for the recommendation along with the specific wording of the proposed amendment and the probable effects of implementation.
The vice president for student affairs will consider the proposal and the recommendation of the dean of students. If the change proposed is editorial in nature or of a minor nature, the vice president can approve or disapprove the change. If the change proposed is substantial, the vice president will provide a recommendation to the president of the university. The president, after reviewing the proposed amendment and the recommendation of the vice president for student affairs, shall determine whether to approve the amendment and, if so, its effective date.