Sen. Michael Baumgartner, Jack Thompson and others point to Robert Barber case to call for WSU student conduct board reform

WSU DL Robert Barber’s case has attracted the attention of state Senator Michael Baumgartner, who spoke out against WSU’s student conduct process Monday and vowed to lead a move for change.

Washington state Senator Michael Baumgartner (R-Spokane) on Monday questioned Washington State University President Kirk Schulz’s leadership and called upon Governor Jay Inslee and the WSU Regents to provide leadership to reform the WSU Student Conduct Process.

Baumgartner spoke at a press conference in Columbia City called by the Asian-Pacific Islander Coalition to address concerns about what they allege to be racial profiling and an unfair student conduct process at WSU that has resulted in the suspension of WSU football player Robert Barber.

“This is a tough situation for a new president to step into and I am calling on the regents and Governor Jay Inslee to step forward, call a time…

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