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Chapter Seven: Procedure for Appeals

7.1 — Appeals:
   A. A written Appeal must be submitted to the Dean within 7 days of the Accused Student's receipt of the Hearing Report. The Appeal must include the reason for review and the remedy sought.
  B. The Dean has full discretion to consider any materials relevant to the case. The Dean has the power either to remand the case to the Hearing Board for further consideration, or to impose lesser sanctions than those imposed by the Hearing Board, or to affirm the sanction(s) imposed by the Hearing Board. The Dean shall provide a written rationale when remanding a case or imposing a lesser sanction. The Dean shall not have the authority to impose sanctions that are more severe than those imposed by the Hearing Board.