Sexual Misconduct Policies and Resources

Policy Statement:

Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. Sec. 1681, et seq. and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence, in University programs and activities.  In enacting this procedure the University also references and relies on definitions and its legal obligations under the Violence Against Women Act, including the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, 42 U. S. C. § 13925, Section 304.  The University Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure provides information for members of the University community regarding how to report incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence, including domestic violence, dating (intimate partner) violence, stalking, how the University handles and investigates such incidents, and other information and resources for those impacted by sexual harassment or sexual violence. The University’s policies prohibiting sexual harassment and discrimination and this procedure shall apply to any allegation of sexual harassment against any member of the University community, including those visiting our campuses.

Carrie Stevens, Title IX Coordinator
Director of Compliance
1001 South Cedar Street
Ottawa, KS  66067