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1970's__________________________________________


08/01/71: Wings, Volume 1, Number 1, August 1971.

  • Wings was first published in 1971 as a bi-monthly schedule, alternating monthly with its sister magazine, Airpower. Until the late 1990s it was published by Sentry Books, Inc., before being sold to Republic Press. Republic ceased publication of Wings and Airpower in May 2007, when the circulation fell below what it considered an economically viable level.
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12/16/72: Steve Korch and Ruth Kraft marry at Twin Lakes Baptist Church.

03/01/75: Jane Doe starts attending Covenant Presbyterian Church in Orange, CA.

03/22/75: Jane Doe becomes a Christian. [ [TXT] ]

04/xx/75: Steve Korch begins molesting Jane Doe (April-May).

  • Mouth, fingers, etc.
  • [ [TXT] ]

05/05/75: Steve Korch molests Jane Doe with his penis.

  • "Steve eventually went further than he ever had before. For the first time he took out his erect penis and he put it right next to my vagina. He said something about just wanting to hold it there. I remember feeling very nervous. I didn’t know what he was thinking. I didn’t know what to do. But then he suddenly sent me away. He said he had work to do and instead of giving me a ride home like he usually did, I was going to have to take the bus home."
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05/07/75: Jane Doe is interviewed by police.

  • Jane Doe’s story of events is confirmed by one of the investigators in 2005.
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05/25/75: Last time Steve Korch preaches at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Orange, CA..

  • Everything covered up. Cover story Steve Korch "resigned" to attend school. Church and certain board members never told.
  • Korchs move to Portland, Oregon, Steve Korch becomes a student at Western Seminary and employed at local church as a youth pastor.
  • Western Seminary, Portland Church and pastor not told about the molestation events that occurred only weeks earlier.

1980's__________________________________________


xx/xx/80: xxxxx.
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1990's__________________________________________


10/10/91: Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education Reform Act of 1989.

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09/01/98: Western Seminary Catalog (1998-1999).

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09/01/98: Western Seminary Student Handbook for Northern CA (1998-1999).

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09/01/99: Randy Chapel becomes a student at Western Seminary.

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07/01/99: Western Seminary Employee Handbook.

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07/01/99: Faculty By-Laws.

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09/01/99: Western Seminary Catalog (1999-2000).

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09/01/99: Western Seminary Student Handbook for Northern CA (1999-2000).

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10/30/03: ATS Team visits Western Seminary (10/30/99 - 11/03/99).

  • "Recommendations to the Commission: Master of Theology, at the Portland site only," p. 22.
  • "External Independent Study, Center for Lifelong Learning offered 44 courses for credit via videotape, audio tape, or text-based formats" p. 19.
  • M.Div. "Students can take no more than one third of their degree program through external study and advanced placement combined. The seminary is advised that it is ATS policy for all external study programs to be approved by the Commission on Accrediting, and that any future changes or additions must be communicated in writing to the Commission," p. 19.
  • Steve Korch has just been hired after several months in which that position was empty. “His hiring has also contributed to the current hopeful mood at this site,” p. 14.

2000____________________________________________


xx/xx/00: My Soul Thirsts (Older).

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xx/xx/00: My Soul Thirsts (Newer.

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09/01/00: Western Seminary Catalog (2000-2001).

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09/01/00: Western Seminary Student Handbook for Northern CA (2000-2001).

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2001____________________________________________


09/01/01: Western Seminary Catalog (2001-2002).

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09/01/01: Western Seminary Student Handbook for Northern CA (2001-2002).

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2002____________________________________________


01/22/02: Deb Brumbaugh to Joe Schimmel.

  • Brumbaugh writes to Schimmel; (13:01:13 -0800)
  • Brumbaugh wants to live together with Randy Chapel and asks Pastor Joe Schimmel what he thinks. Randy Chapel says no.
  • Brumbaugh asks to place her things at Randy’s house. Randy Chapel says no.

01/26/02: Rob Wiggins, Lynn Ruark email to Steve Korch.

  • Lynn Ruark admits that by law Randy Chapel has a right to see or have materials to be used against him.
  • After speaking to Rob Wiggins, suggests to Steve Korch to destroy materials so that Randy cannot see anything (WS1657)
  • Lynn Ruark proposed having Steve Korch make a new document or just bring up the topic on Ap. 2nd.
  • Other WS administrators were cc'd this email.

01/28/02: California’s Bureau of Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education certificate of approval.

  • According BPPVE approval for Western Seminary is based on CEC 94900 and 94915
  • "Institutional approval to provide the following degree programs… Master of Divinity, Master of Arts General Ministry, Master of Arts Marital and Family Therapy, Master of Arts Exegetical Theology, Doctor of Ministry... effective Jan 1, 2000 to Dec 31, 2004 for Los Gatos campus, school code No. 4304421."

02/01/02: Gonzaga University v. Doe, 536 U.S. 273 (2002).

  • USA Amicus Brief
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03/06/02: emails Korch, Ruark, Wiggins, Downs, Roberts WS 1633.

  • Steve Korch met with M. James Sawyer March 6, 2002 (concealed from Ap 2, 2002 Student Development Committee).
  • Info would have been important to know.

03/15/02: Western Seminary Spring registration.

  • Western Seminary Spring registration form for Randy Chapel includes the CA BPPVE required statement according to CEC 94810 and 94814
  • "Any questions or problems concerning this school which have not been satisfactorily answered or resolved by the school should be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Vocational Education, 1027 Tenth Street, Fourth Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814. (916) 445-3427."

03/15/02: Lynn Ruark to Steve Korch.

  • Bylaw Randy has right to see or have, we could destroy evidence: WS1657.
  • Lynn Ruark proposed destroying Brumbaugh’s email to Ruark.
  • Lynn Ruark then suggests that Steve Korch make a new document or just bring up the topic on April 2nd.
  • Other Western Seminary administrators were cc’d this email.

04/02/02: The Purported Student Development Committee.

  • Steve Korch wrote two 'concerns' to Randy Chapel as cause for the hearing - violations of Student Conduct standard in Student Handbook
  • Steve Korch omitted he spoke with M. James Sawyer on March 6, 2002 who told Korch, Randy Chapel was remorseful and had only one occasion of sex.
  • Steve Korch and Ruark portrayed Randy had an “ongoing sexual relationship” and was not remorseful, and his reaction (to harassment) was inappropriate (wanted to file a restraining order to stop harassment).
  • Steve Korch told the Committee he was “sure Randy Chapel spoke with M. James Sawyer” but Korch willfully omitted Randy Chapel's confession to M. James Sawyer and that M. James Sawyer told Steve Korch.
  • Catalog & Student Handbook state a student may be suspended for HABITUAL offenses; one occasion of sex is not 'habitual' or a 'lifestyle.'
  • Lynn Ruark & Korch testified neither they nor the committee investigated.
  • Sawyer told Lynn Ruark Randy was remorseful and only had one sexual occasion, but Lynn Ruark did not inform the Committee 'because he did not feel it was important.'
  • Lynn Ruark read an email from 'the woman' that claimed 'nonconsensual sex' which he knew before the meeting and did not inform Randy Chapel of her allegation against him as Western Seminary’s policy required.
  • Several times Randy Chapel requested copies of all materials given to the Committee and Lynn Ruark refused to give Randy documents and student records by which Western suspended him—until more than 2 years of litigation.
  • Lynn Ruark knew Steve Korch met with M. James Sawyer about Randy Chapel, but concealed it from the Committee along with Steve Korch, which all came out in depositions of Committee members.

04/03/02: Higher Education Coordinating Board Degree Authorization Agency to Downs.

  • Concerning (RCW 28B.85 and WAC 250-61): "..reinstatement of its authorization and religious exemption from degree authorization in order to complete a teach out of students remaining in its programs …until September 1, 2004..(when programs terminated).."
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04/23/02: Jane Doe to Steve Korch.

  • Jane Doe, Korch’s victim, confronts Korch for molesting her when she was a child.
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04/24/02: Steve Korch to Jane Doe.

  • Korch replies to Jane Doe’s email; he does not deny molesting her.
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06/15/02: American Council of Trustees and Alumni, Can College Accreditation Live Up To Its Promise?

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06/27/02: U.S. v. Miami University, No. 00-3518 (6th Cir. filed June 27, 2002).

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07/03/02: State of Washington, Higher Education Coordinating Board.

  • State of Washington, Higher Education Coordinating Board Degree Authorization Agency wrote Bert Downs concerning (RCW 28B.85 and WAC 250-61):
  • "..reinstatement of its authorization and religious exemption from degree authorization in order to complete a teach out of students remaining in its programs …until September 1, 2004..(when programs terminated).."

09/01/02: Western Seminary Catalog (2002-2003).

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09/01/02: Western Seminary Student Handbook for Northern CA (2002-2003).

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09/01/02: Western Seminary Student Handbook for Northern CA (2002-2003).

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12/12/02: Western Seminary Faculty Handbook (12/12/02).

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2003____________________________________________


01/08/03: NASCU to Bert Downs.

  • re: 'deferred action' until June 2003 regarding potential probation
  • ..cash flow (problems)..
  • "..Western Seminary does not fully comply with Standard 1.B – Planning and Effectiveness…lack of systematic, participatory planning and evaluation processes that assess the institution’s effectiveness in achieving its mission and goals and influence resource allocation leading to improvements in instructional programs, institutional services, and activities.. submit a progress report in spring 2004.."

02/14/03: Self-study for ATS.

  • Recognition and requirements to Western Seminary results of self study (not produced in Mar 4, 2008 Production to Nye-Wilson)
  • Approved degree programs..including Master of theology—(ThM)
  • 3.c. …serious financial hardships…
  • 4...r ; assessment and revision of older distance education courses…into conformity wit h the interaction ATS Standard 10.3.3.3; implementation of a process for the evaluation of the effectiveness of the Board and the chief executive officer (ATS Standards 8.3.1.6 and 8.3.1.1)
  • 7..To place Western Seminary on Warning for a period of two years, through January 2005 ..must demonstrate ..notations N1.2, N1.4, and N9.2.
  • 8...authorize focused visit for fall 2004…[re] Warning..or imposition of Probation..a.(1)..involve students. a.(2) ..evaluation throughout institution.
  • 9. To require that Western Seminary petition for approval of a comprehensive distance education program if the number of credits that can be earned by distance education exceed six in any degree program.

02/20/03: Western Seminary probation letter.

  • NWCCU Probation letter re Western Seminary to U.S. Dept. of Education
  • (Western is a CLASS I school requiring prior approval for minor changes)

02/xx/03: Bill Dresser requests Randy Chapel’s student records.

  • Randy Chapel’s previous requests were ignored.
  • Did not receive all records until depositions of Lynn Ruark and Rob Wiggins in Aug – Oct 2005.
  • Student records withheld for litigation advantage in violation of FERPA.

02/26/03: Randy Chapel v. Western Seminary, et al. lawsuit filed.

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07/01/03: AAEU Final Audit Report.

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09/01/03: Western Seminary Catalog (2003-2004).

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09/18/03: Deposition of Steve Korch.

  • denied he spoke with M. James Sawyer about Randy Chapel
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11/14/03: Deposition of Debbie Brumbaugh.

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12/17/03: Deposition of Debbie Brumbaugh.

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2004____________________________________________


03/26/04: Deposition of Lynn Ruark.

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03/30/04: Deposition of Randy Chapel.

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04/23/04: Deposition of Andy Lewis.

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04/23/04: Deposition of David Hicks.

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04/23/04: Deposition of Valerie Webb.

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04/30/04: Deposition of Jim Sawyer.

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08/05/04: Deposition of Dan Britts.

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08/17/04: Deposition of Sandy Wilson.

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09/01/x4: Western Seminary Catalog (2004-2005).

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10/04/x4: BPPVE re-approval for Western Seminary.

  • Western Seminary applied for and received from CA BPPVE re-approval to operate campuses in CA, which requires compliance with CA laws including CEC 94810, 94805, 94814, 94831, etc.

2005____________________________________________


01/01/05: CA BPPVE Certificate of Approval.

  • Educational requirement by the state requires “BONA FIDE INSTRUCTION” to be approved to operate in the state.
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02/04/05: ATS to Bert Downs.

  • “focused evaluation committee” and Commission voted
  • “accreditation extended three years (fall 2008)
  • “remove notations—N1.2 ‘Policies or procedures for comprehensive institutional evaluation are insufficient or ineffective,’ N1.4, ‘The institution’s planning processes are insufficient or ineffective.” N9.2 “Current revenues are not sufficiently stable, predictable, or adequate to maintain the educational quality of the institution, and there is no evidence that the institution is implementing a credible plan to address this issue in a timely and effective manner.”
  • “7. To approve the current distance education program offered by Western Seminary, in response to the action of the Commission at its June 2003 meeting authorizing a focused visit for the purpose of determine whether there are sufficient resources and other support mechanisms to support a comprehensive district distance education program.”
  • “8. “..the nature of learner interaction achieved in some distance education courses is likely less than contemplated by ATS Standard 10.3.3.3, that all of the distance education courses would be improved by greater involvement by the regular faculty in the ongoing delivery of these courses, and that specific attn. be given to these particular aspects of the distance education program in the next comprehensive self-study.”
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04/15/05: Deposition of Robert Bryceson.

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04/28/05: Deposition of Jim Sawyer.

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05/26/05: Randy Chapel’s OCR Complaint.

  • OCR Complaint [pdf], Complaint redacted by OCR [pdf]
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06/09/05: OCR to Randy Chapel.

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06/24/05: Deposition of Steve Korch.

  • [pdf], [text in pdf], [video]
  • Steve Korch was deposed and changed his prior testimony by admitting he spoke with M. James Sawyer about Randy Chapel (March 6, 2002 – prior to the forming of the Student Development Committee or decision –March 11th to hold that committee regarding Randy Chapel).
  • Korch admitted he wrote an email on March 6, 2002 to Lynn Ruark, Bert Downs, and Rob Wiggins about his having met with Sawyer, which was brought to his attention by the attorneys for Western Seminary.
  • Jane Doe provided the April 23 – 24, 2002 emails between herself and Korch during Korch’s deposition as exhibits No. 145 ∧ No. 146 along with a summary of Korch’s acts against her as exhibit #47 entered into the lawsuit case records.
  • Korch admitted receiving Jane Doe’s email
  • Korch testified he did not inform Bert Downs or Western Seminary about his circumstances involving Jane Doe when he was interviewed or applied for the position of Dean of Western Seminary.

06/30/05: OCR Interview of Western Seminary.

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07/01/05: Deposition of Randy.

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07/05/05: NWCCU to Downs.

  • Reaffirm regional accreditation on basis of spring 2005 focused interim report and visit Recommendations 1,2, and 3 of spring 2004.
  • "Warning status to be reconsidered January 2006 – 7.B, Adequacy of Financial Resources." (Standards 7.B.1, 7.B.3, 7.B.5, and 7.B.7)
  • Recommendation 1 of the spring 2005 Focused Interim Evaluation Report are where the institution does not meet criteria for accreditation. 34 CFR 602.20 and Commission Policy A-18, Commission action to ensure Recommendation 1 is addressed and resolved within 2-year period.

07/08/05: OCR to Western Seminary.

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07/17/05: Jane Doe ideas for her website.

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07/20/05: Lynn Ruark to Randal Roberts concerning OCR Complaint.

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07/25/05: Western Seminary Data Request.

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xx/xx/05: Western Seminary publishes Western Horizons newsletter.

  • Steve Korch sexual misconduct, support "team member"
  • Randy Chapel is enemy to be walled out; "..powers of darkness.."
  • Steve Korch "sexual misconduct" is released to public.
  • Korch is later denounced by church who made him a pastor and called to leave ministry. He does not.
  • Korch never denies victims claims.

08/09/05: Deposition of Robert Wiggins.

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08/10/05: Deposition of Lynn Ruark.

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08/11/05: OCR to Ruark.

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08/16/05: OCR Interview of Western Seminary.

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08/23/05: Proposed Changes to Disability Procedures.

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08/23/05: Deposition of Bert Downs.

  • Bert Downs testified Steve Korch did not tell him or the interview committee during Steve Korch’s employment interview regarding his sexual misconduct perpetrated against Jane Doe
  • Bert Downs testified he discovered Steve Korch’s sexual misconduct on April 23, 2002, the day Jane Doe's email arrived in the seminary email system.
  • Bert Downs testified he was too busy to check Steve Korch’s application for employment up to that day (3 years and 4 months time)

08/26/05: WesternSeminary to OCR.

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09/01/05: 2005-2006 Western Seminary Catalog (2005-2006).

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09/10/05: Carol Nye-Wilson picketed at the sidewalk in front of Western Seminary in Los Gatos.

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09/19/05: Deposition of Gary Tuck.

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09/20/05: Deposition of Randy Chapel.

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09/21/05: Western Seminary to OCR.

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09/22/05: Deposition of Randal Roberts.

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09/22/05: Deposition of Robert Wiggins.

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09/23/05: Deposition of Lynn Ruark.

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10/01/05: Baptist seminary faces “corruption” charges.

  • Article by Portland Alliance concerning underlying case.
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10/18/05: Deposition of David Eckman.

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10/24/05: Deposition of Gregory Katz.

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10/25/05: Bill Dresser to Len Sprinkles.

  • Concerning the conflict of interest between Len Sprinkles and Linda McPharlin
  • On the surface negotiations provided in the settlement agreement consideration for Randy Chapel, but behind those negotiations the $25,000 was given to Korch without Chapel or Dresser knowing it.

10/26/05: OCR to Randy Chapel.

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10/26/05: OCR to Western Seminary.

  • Office for Civil Rights, SF branch office oversees complaint filed by Chapel regarding Section 504 and retaliation against him for standing up against grading action of Gary Tuck pushing his son through the school and using his position to do so.
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11/10/05: ATS Charles Willard to William Dresser.

  • ATS Standard, M-3, proposed to alleviate dispute issues between Chapel and Western Seminary (M-3 authorizes use of degree credits, i.e. MDiv course credits 500 level course can be matriculated for ThM degree required credit)
  • ATS Standard, M-3, regarding 50% of course program mixing was allowed by ATS to solve the problem of Randy Chapel having 3 of the 25 required ThM credits and needing 22 more credits to finish his ThM degree without having to go onto the Portland campus.
  • Paragraph 1(e) "500-level courses with 600-level course work" in order for the courses to work at San Jose campus.
  • Because Western did not want Chapel on campuses, Adler threatened trespass arrest after Chapel went on WS Portland campus and was told by office personnel Portland campus had no Student Handbook. Showing that the Portland handbook produced was actually false.

12/01/05: Proposed Changes in State Oversight of Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education.

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2006____________________________________________


xx/xx/06: xx/xx/xx: ATS Annual Reports 2006 & 2007.

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xx/xx/06: xx/xx/xx: NWCCU Annual Reports 2006 & 2007.

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01/19/06: Marshall to Jane Doe, Carol Nye-Wilson, Steve Korch.

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02/26/06: Bill Dresser sends Confidentiality Agreement to participants.

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03/02/06: Bill Dresser files Settlement Conference Statement.

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03/03/06: Bill Dresser demand to Western Seminary.

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03/04/06: Lynn Ruark wrote notes on Dresser’s March 3rd letter.

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03/07/06: Tammy Kolanski note to counsel.

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03/08/06: Dresser’s settlement conference statement.

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03/08/06: Dresser’s settlement demand and proposed settlement.

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03/09/06: Linda McPharlin to Bill Dresser.

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03/09/06: Bill Dresser to Len Sprinkles.

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03/14/06: Settlement.

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03/14/06: Sprinkles Settlement Notes.

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03/15/06: Western Seminary starts process to get rid of James Sawyer.

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03/28/06: Randy Chapel to Rob Wiggins and Bert Downs.

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03/29/06: Rob Wiggins to Randy Chapel.

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04/04/06: Bert Downs to Randy Chapel.

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04/07/06: Rob Wiggins to Randy Chapel.

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06/16/06: Western Seminary hires Linda McPharlin to threaten Randy Chapel.

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06/25/06: Graduation.

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07/26/06: Rob Wiggins telephones M. James Sawyer.

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07/26/06: Randy Chapel to Rob Wiggins.

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08/03/06: Schray Assuring Quality in Higher Education.

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08/21/06: Shana and Randy’s Wedding cancelled.

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09/01/06: 2006-2007 Western Seminary Catalog.

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09/15/06: Bert Downs and Randal Roberts recruit ATS and NWCCU.

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10/23/06: Rob Wiggins writes to Randy Chapel concerning admission into ThM program.

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10/23/06: Letters of recommendation.

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10/27/06: Rob Wiggins to Randy Chapel.

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10/27/06: Rob Wiggins to M. James Sawyer.

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11/xx/06: Randy Chapel and Carol Nye-Wilson file complaints to ATS, NWCCU and BPPVE.

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11/03/06: Bert Downs and Rob Wiggins to Randy Chapel.

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11/10/06: ATS writes Western Seminary regarding Randy Chapel and Carol Nye-Wilson complaints.

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11/15/06: Jonathan Radmacher to Bill Dresser.

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12/08/06: Randal Roberts to ATS.

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12/27/06: Jonathan Radmacher to Bill Dresser.

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12/29/06: Bill Dresser to Jonathan Radmacher.

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2007____________________________________________


01/18/07: Jonathan Radmacher to Bill Dresser.

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02/15/07: NWCCU to Randy.

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xx/xx/07: Bill Dresser to Jonathan Radmacher.

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02/20/07: Jonathan Radmacher to Bill Dresser.

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02/23/07: ATS to Randy Chapel and Carol Nye-Wilson.

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03/05/07: NWCCU to Randy Chapel.

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03/08/07: Bill Dresser to Jonathan Radmacher.

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03/15/07: ThM Director, Jan Verbruggen to Justin Nye.

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03/23/07: Jonathan Radmacher to Bill Dresser.

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03/26/07: Lawsuit filed.

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04/18/07: USDE, Accreditation and State Liaison, Carol Griffiths to Randy Chapel.

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04/23/07: ATS Tisa Lewis and Charles Willard to Carol.

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05/04/07: Time for a Shotgun Divorce.

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06/22/07: Daniel Aleshire to Carol Nye-Wilson.

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06/29/07: Carol Nye-Wilson files lawsuit against Western Seminary, et al..

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06/29/07: Jane Doe complaint to BPPVE.

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06/29/07: Carol Nye-Wilson and Randy Chapel file complaint to Los Gatos Police Department.

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07/01/07: Why Accreditation Doesn’t Work and What Policymakers Can Do About It.

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07/31/07: Jerry Brown Reaches Multi-Million Settlement with Corinthian.

  • 07/31/07: 20070731_Complaint_for_Final_Judgment_072407.pdf
  • 08/01/07: 20070801_CorinthianFinalJudgment.pdf

08/01/07: Western Seminary signs voluntary agreement with CA DCA.

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08/21/07: Brotherhood Mutual Ins, Reservation of Rights letter.

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09/01/07: Western Seminary Catalog (2007-2008).

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09/11/07: Western Seminary’s Motion to Compel Arbitration.

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09/11/07: Randy Chapel and Susan Allister meet.

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10/12/07: Carol Nye-Wilson filed 1st Amended Complaint.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

10/24/07: Chuck Mula to Adam Bernstein.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

11/05/07: Samuel Phillips to ATS Johnson.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

2008____________________________________________


01/02/08: Chuck Mula to Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

01/10/08: USDE complaints to ATS/NWCCU for non-compliance with 34 CFR 602.20/23.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/26/08: ATS to USDE Carol Griffiths.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/28/08: NWCCU to USDE Carol Griffiths.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/04/08: Western Seminary Production Responses to Carol Nye-Wilson.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/04/08: Western Seminary’s Response to Request for Admissions, Set No. One, Ruark verified.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/18/08: Kevin Ford to Western Seminary.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/07/08: Guide One Ins. Reservation of Rights letter.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/14/08: Samuel Phillips to John Hannon, included Ruark’s verification of Western’s Production Responses.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/15/08: Samuel Phillips to John Hannon.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/24/08: Randy Chapel to Barack Obama.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

05/08/08: USDE issues citations.

  • USDE issues citation to ATS for 34 CFR 602.20, 602.22, 602.23
  • USDE issues citation to NWCCU for 34 CFR 602.20, 602.22, 602.23

05/09/08: Western Seminary files Motion For Protective Order (too many docs requested).

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

05/28/08: Chuck Mula to Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/06/08: Western Seminary’s Motion For Protective Order outcome.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/11/08: Kevin Ford Declaration.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/12/08: ATS letter.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/18/08: Steve Korch Deposition.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/18/08: Jane Doe’s Declaration.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/20/08: Western Seminary’s latest legal claim.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/25/08: Press Release.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/29/08: Complaint to BPPVE/DCA.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/01/08: Western Seminary letter to NWCCU.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/10/08: Western Seminary’s Supplemental Response to Request for Production, Set No. One.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/10/08: Western Seminary’s Supplemental Response to Request for Admissions, Set No. One.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/11/08: John Hannon to ATS.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/11/08: Compare and Contrast: Th.M. (v1).

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/17/08: NWCCU to Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/17/08: Chuck Mula to Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/18/08: Deposition of Bert Downs.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/18/08: ATS to John Hannnon.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/21/08: ATS to John Hannnon.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/21/08: USDE to Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/24/08: Chuck Mula to Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/28/08: USDE forces NWCCU/ATS to "further" investigate.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/30/08: Chuck Mula to Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/04/08: FOIA to USDE by Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/06/08: John Hannon to ATS.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/06/08: NWCCU new statement.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/10/08: Diane Feinstein to DOE and Congresswoman Mazie Hirono now involved.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/10/08: USDE no longer responding.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/19/08: Carol Nye-Wilson FOIA.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/20/08: Western Seminary’s Supplemental Responses to Admissions Set No. One.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/21/08: Mazie Hirono requests status from USDE.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/29/08: Nancy C. Regan to NWCCU.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/29/08: Nancy C. Regan to ATS.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/01/08: Western Seminary Catalog (2008-2009).

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/05/08: Deposition of Lynn Ruark.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/29/08: Nancy C. Regan to John Hannon.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

11/13/08: Deposition of Randal Roberts.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

11/14/08: Deposition of Jan Verbruggen.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

11/14/08: Deposition of Robert Wiggins.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

2009____________________________________________


01/02/09: Randy Chapel to NWCCU.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

01/15/09: John Hannon to USDE.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

01/22/09: Deposition of Dale Wilson.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/03/09: Ken and Carol Ford to Western Seminary.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/05/09: Jane Doe to Steve Korch.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/16/09: Deposition of Carol Nye-Wilson.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/17/09: Deposition of Carol Nye-Wilson.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/20/09: Kevin Ford Declaration.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/27/09: Deposition of Carol Nye-Wilson.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/29/09: Deposition of Randal Roberts PMK.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/19/09: Karoline McLean to Carol Nye-Wilson.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/02/09: Randal Roberts to Bruce Nelson at Edinburgh.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/17/09: Deposition of Carol Nye-Wilson.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/20/09: Kevin Ford Declaration.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

05/01/09: Protective order.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/24/09: Declaration of Steve Baker.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/01/09: Western Seminary Catalog (2009-2010).

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/29/09: Deposition of Randal Roberts.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

2010____________________________________________


01/28/10: Deposition of Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

01/29/10: Deposition of Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/03/10: Deposition of Bert Downs.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/08/10: Deposition of Steve Korch.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/09/10: Defendants Protective Order Attempt to Block Depositions of Junction City.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/10/10: Deposition of Ted Slaeker.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/10/10: Deposition of Michael Hoch.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/10/10: Deposition of Gary Correll.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/10/10: Deposition of Grant Smith.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/12/10: Deposition of Gary Tuck.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/16/10: Robert Wiggins Deposition as Western Seminary’s Expert.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/17/10: Steve Baker Deposition.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/11/10: Jane Doe to Samuel Phillips, Steve Korch, Randal Roberts, Seth Wiener.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/29/10: Arbitration Day 1.

  • xxxxxxx
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03/30/10: Arbitration Day 2.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/31/10: Arbitration Day 3.

  • xxxxxxx
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04/01/10: Arbitration Day 4.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/06/10: Susan Allister’s blog.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/01/10: Western Seminary Catalog (2010-2011).

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/01/10: Western Seminary Student Handbook (2010-2011).

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

12/31/10: OCR Review.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

2011____________________________________________


xx/xx/11: The Presence.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/01/11: Susan Allister’s Divorce papers.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/04/11: Randy Chapel to Barack Obama and Eric Holder.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

05/31/11: Randy Chapel to Barack Obama and Eric Holder.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

06/15/11: Additional Susan Allister’s Divorce Documents.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/15/11: Susan Allister to Tim Smith.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/17/11: Randy Chapel to Susan Allister.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

08/31/11: Case Highlights.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/01/11: FOIA Complaint Cover.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/01/11: Randy Chapel to Barack Obama.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/01/11: Western Seminary Catalog (2011-2012).

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/01/11: Western Seminary Student Handbook (2011-2012).

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/14/11: Randy Chapel to James A. Scharf.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

12/25/11: Randy Chapel to Joel Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

2012____________________________________________


02/01/12: Randy Chapel to Susan Allister.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

02/07/12: Randy Chapel to Joel Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/06/12: FOIA CMC.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

03/28/12: State Department report to Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

xx/xx/12: Complaint against James A. Scharf.

  • Complaint against James A. Scharf, Cover to FBI
  • Complaint against James A. Scharf, Cover to Barack Obama
  • Complaint against James A. Scharf, Cover to Hillary Clinton
  • xxxxxx
  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/16/12: Randy Chapel to London Embassy.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/18/12: London Embassy to Randy Chapel.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

04/28/12: Randy Chapel to London Embassy.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

07/02/12: Randy Chapel to Barack Obama and Robert Mueller.

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

09/01/12: Western Seminary Catalog (2012-2013).

  • xxxxxxx
  • xxxxxx

2013____________________________________________


05/13/13: Randy Chapel to Barack Obama.
• 20130513_PresidentFinal.pdf

09/01/13: 2013-2014 Western Seminary Catalog.
• xxxx

2014____________________________________________


04/25/14: Western Seminary's agreement with OCR.
• 20140425_10132035-a.pdf
• 20140425_10132035-b.pdf

09/01/14: 2014-2015 Western Seminary Catalog.
• xxxx

11/10/14: Randy Chapel to Barack Obama and Eric Holder.
• 20141110_HolderObama.pdf

2015____________________________________________


02/26/15: Henry Mohan DD-214.
• 20150226_HenryMohanMilitaryRecords.pdf

02/26/15: Steve Korch DD-214.
• 20150226_KorchMilitaryRecords.pdf

03/01/15: MAR-APR MOHAWKER Newsletter.
• 20150301_MAR-APR_MOHAWKER-Issue120Newsletter(3).pdf

03/23/15: Higher Education Accreditation - Concepts and Proposals.
• 20150323_HigherEducationAccreditation-ConceptsandProposals.pdf

04/10/15: No Records For Schmautzola.
• 20150410_NoRecordsForSchmautzola.pdf

04/12/15: Request for Welfare check.
• 20150412_RequestWelfarecheck.pdf

07/08/15: Steve Korch Website.
• 20150708_SteveKorch_Website.pdf

07/31/15: Search on Schmautzola From Intelius.
• 20150731_SearchOnSchmautzolaSearchFromIntelius.pdf

08/01/15: Army MOS 17L MOS.
• 20150801_Army_MOS_17L_MOSDb.pdf

08/01/15: Army MOS 26E MOS.
• 20150801_Army_MOS_26E_MOSDb.pdf

08/01/15: MOS Codes Vietnam era.
• 20150801_MOSCodes-Vietnamera.pdf

09/01/15: 2015-2016 Western Seminary Catalog.
• xxxx

xx/xx/15: Randy Chapel to Navient.
• 20150905_Navient_Final.pdf

10/29/15: Randy Chapel to David Berger.xxxx.
• 20151029_DavidBerger_Etc.pdf

11/14/15: Randy Chapel to David Berger.
• 20151114_DavidBerger_Etc.pdf

12/08/15: Randy Chapel to Senator Warren.
• 20151208_Warrenetc.pdf

2016____________________________________________


02/14/16: Fed Statement.
• 20160214_FedStatement.pdf

02/14/16: Last Statement.
• 20160214_LastStatement.pdf

06/02/16: Abridged Victim Impact Statement.
• 20160602_AbridgedVictimImpactStatement.pdf

06/03/16: Submitted & Redacted Rule Statement.
• 20160603_RedactedRuleStatement.pdf
• 20160603_SubmittedRuleStatement.pdf

09/01/16: 2016-2017 Western Seminary Catalog.
• xxxx

2017____________________________________________


05/15/17: Carol Nye-Wilson to Christie D. Swafford and Robert Wehausen.
• Detailed review of FOIA 17-01585-F

09/13/17: Western Seminary’s 2017 Standards Character and Conduct.
• xxxx

10/10/17: Title IX report RandyChapel: Americas Rapist and Immoral Student.
• Title IX report by Randy [pdf]
• Cover of Title IX report to Misty Parkinson [pdf]
• Cover of Title IX report to Betsy DeVos [pdf]
• Cover of Title IX report to Patty Murray (Seattle), Dianne Feinstein (San Francisco), Kamala Harris (San Francisco), Elizabeth Warren (Boston), Mazie Hirono (Honolulu) and Brian Schatz (Honolulu) [pdf]

11/07/17: Scharf’s actions to harass and bully will cause people to end up dead.
• xxxx

11/13/17: Twitter image directed at Betsy DeVos.
• Referencing child molestation that is being covered up.

11/20/17: Randy Chapel to Departments of Justice and Education.
• Response to the ongoing harassment by James A. Scharf and Justice.

12/06/17: Twitter #MeToo directed at Betsy DeVos.
• Referencing child molestation that is being covered up.

12/11/17: andy Chapel to Program Legal Group, OCR.
• OCR claims Randy can file complaint. Reminds OCR of previous positions.

12/13/17: xxxxxx.
• Example of Lynn Ruark making false statement (18 U.S. Code § 1001) during federal investigation in 2005.

12/15/17: Randy Chapel to undisclosed 3rd parties concerning Dept. of Ed. Actions.
• Sent out to 3rd parties watching what is going on.

12/19/17: Randy Chapel to Program Legal Group, OCR.
• Reviews: 2005 Complaint to OCR; Obama Administration on OCR Complaint; March 14, 2006 Settlement Agreement is a vehicle for fraud; Government’s Authority to Act; Government supports the enterprise using education as vehicle for fraud which blocks complaints to the government itself; No change, routinely ignored; False Claims; RICO, Damages; James A. Scharf and 2nd Amendment rights; States options & conclusions.
• [ PDF ]

2018____________________________________________


01/22/18: Carol, Randy to U.S. Marshals Angelique Poe, Gabe Ganibe. [ PDF ]

01/23/18: Kent Talbert Joins Department of Education as Senior Policy Advisor. [ PDF ]+[ LINK ]

01/26/18: Statement by Betsy DeVos Regarding Michigan State University.
• "My heart breaks for the survivors of Larry Nassar's disgusting crimes. What happened at Michigan State is abhorrent. It cannot ever happen again — there or anywhere. Students must be safe and protected on our nation's campuses. The Department is investigating this matter and will hold MSU accountable for any violations of federal law."
• [ PDF ]+[ LINK ]

02/26/18: Statement by Betsy DeVos Regarding Michigan State University.
• "The crimes for which Dr. Nassar has been convicted are unimaginable. The bravery shown by the survivors has been remarkable. My heart goes out to them as they have had to relive their horrific experiences and as they begin the long road to healing. Every student across every campus should know that I am committed to ensuring all students have access to a learning environment free from sexual misconduct and discrimination and that all institutions that fall short will be held accountable for violations of federal law."
• [ PDF ]+[ LINK]

03/26/18: 18cv01846 – Carol Nye-Wilson v. U.S. Dept. of Education, N. District of California, Complaint [ECF 1: PDF], Civil Cover Sheet [ECF 1a: PDF], Summons [ECF 2: PDF], Order Setting Initial Case Management Conference and ADR Deadlines [ECF 3: PDF], Standing Order [ECF 3a: PDF].

03/30/18: Randy to Jane Doe concerning Steve Korch. [ PDF ]

03/30/18: Randy to Patty Murray (Seattle), Dianne Feinstein (San Francisco), Kamala Harris (San Francisco), Elizabeth Warren (Boston), Mazie Hirono (Honolulu) and Brian Schatz (Honolulu) cc: Betsy DeVos, Kent Talbert, Candice Jackson and Philip Rosenfelt. (update of case since October 10, 2017). [ PDF ]

04/03/18: Following Ruling, DeVos Orders Further Review of 2016 ACICS Petition. [ PDF ]+[ LINK ], Court Order: [ PDF ]

04/16/18: 18cv01846 – Consent to Magistrate Judge Jurisdiction [ ECF 4: PDF ].

04/16/18: 18cv01846 – Carol Nye-Wilson’s Certificate of Service [ ECF 5: PDF ].

04/24/18: Letter to Senator Kamala Harris (San Francisco). [ PDF ]

05/02/18: 18cv01846 – U.S. Department of Education’s Consent to Magistrate Judge [ ECF 6: PDF ], Certificate of Service [ ECF 6a: PDF ].

05/02/18: 18cv01846 – U.S. Department of Education’s Answer to Complaint [ ECF 7: PDF ], Certificate of Service [ ECF 7a: PDF ].