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Enforcements for Central Washington University

Case Agency Violation/Result Penalty Amount Laws RCW
2015-040 Central Washington University

Violation: A Lecturer at Central Washington University may have violated RCW 42.52.180 when his campaign sent an email to some Central Washington staff and faculty and RCW 42.52.160 by using state resources for his private benefit.

Result: An agreed settlement was approved on March 24, 2017 imposing a civil penalty of $2,500 with $1,000 suspended.

$2,500 RCW 42.52.160, RCW 42.52.180
2014-014 Central Washington University

Violation: An employee of Central Washington University violated RCW 42.52.160 when he used state resources for his personal outside business. Evidence indicated that he would spend time at his place of business during times he was on duty as a police officer and used his state computer for his business.

Result: Settlement approved on September 12, 2014 for a civil penalty of $3,000 with $1,000 suspended.

$3,000 RCW 42.52.160
2012-058 Central Washington University

Violation: An employee with Central Washington University violated RCW 42.52.070 and .160 by using state resources to support a political candidate for Superior Court Judge.

Result: Settlement approved on March 8, 2013 for a civil penalty of $1,500 with $500 suspended.

$1,500 RCW 42.52.070, RCW 42.52.160
2008-008 Central Washington University

Violation: Former Central Washington University employee violated RCW 42.52.160 when he removed software from the college dumpster and sold the software on eBay.

Result: Final order approved on August 25, 2009 for a Civil penalty of $15,600 and investigative costs in the amount of $804.58.

$15,600 RCW 42.52.160
2002-009 Central Washington University

Violation: Central Washington University employee violated RCW 42.52.160 when he used state resources to draft a letter to members of Congress regarding his campaign and loan forgiveness, sent over 2,200 emails regarding loan forgiveness and initiated a lobbying campaign to enact federal legislation to forgive student loans for TRIO employees.

Result: Settlement approved on September 13, 2002 for a Civil penalty in the amount of $1,500 with $1,000 suspended.

$1,500 RCW 42.52.160