Wisconsin Administrative Code
Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Chapter UWS 7 - Procedures For Faculty Dismissal In Special Cases
Section UWS 7.015 - Definitions

Universal Citation: WI Admin Code ยง UWS 7.015

Current through February 26, 2024

(1g) "Affected party" means any student, employee, visitor, or an individual participating in a university program or activity, who is a victim of a faculty member's serious criminal misconduct.

(1m) "Clear and convincing evidence" means information that would persuade a reasonable person to have a firm belief that a proposition is more likely true than not true. It is a higher standard of proof than "preponderance of the evidence."

(3) "Complaint" means an allegation against a faculty member reported to an appropriate university official.

(4) "Consult" or "consulting" means thoroughly reviewing and discussing the relevant facts and discretionary issues.

(5) "Preponderance of the evidence" means information that would persuade a reasonable person that a proposition is more probably true than not. It is a lower standard of proof than "clear and convincing evidence."

(6) "Serious criminal misconduct" is defined in s. UWS 7.02.

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