Title IX: What it Means for Students (PowerPoint)

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WHAT IS TITLE IX ….
A Federal Law, enforced by:
U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
Washington, D.C. 20202-1328
TITLE IX PROTECT STUDENTS….
Title IX protects both male and female
students in educational programs and
activities from sex discrimination, including
sexual harassment, by any school
employee, another student, or a nonemployee third party.
UM HAS A
TITLE IX COORDINATOR…
Who oversees policies and procedures
that apply to complaints alleging sex
discrimination (including sexual
harassment, sexual assault and sexual
violence).
UM HAS AN ASSISTANT
TITLE IX COORDINATOR …
Who serves as the primary contact for
conducting investigations into sex
discrimination/misconduct complaints
filed against students.
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
IS NOT TOLERATED…
The University prohibits sexual misconduct
in any form, including sexual assault or
sexual abuse, sexual harassment and
other forms of nonconsensual sexual
conduct .
RECOGNIZING AND ADDRESSING
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT…
Non-consensual sexual behavior
Unwelcome sexual advances
Requests for sexual favors
Sexual harassment , including sexual
assault or acts of sexual violence.
NON-CONSENSUAL SEXUAL
BEHAVIOR ….
A person incapacitated by alcohol, drugs,
sleep or illness , is NOT able to give
effective consent.
REPORT SEX DISCRIMINATION/
SEXUAL HARASSMENT TO THE…
Title IX Coordinator
(Wilma Webber-Colbert )
or
Assistant Title IX Coordinator
(TBD )
217 Martindale 662-915-7735
[email protected]
INCIDENTS MAY ALSO BE
REPORTED TO…
University Police Department
For emergencies: Dial 911 or
from any campus phone 4911
Non emergencies: 662-915-7234
Faculty members
Dean of Students Office
RETALIATION IS NOT TOLERATED …
Steps will be taken to protect any
individual who makes a report of sexual
misconduct or participates in an
investigation into sexual misconduct .
Such steps may include the issuing of
no contact letters, changing of course
schedules and/or housing assignments.
OTHER RESOURCES AVAILABLE…
University Counseling Center
All American and Poole Drive,
662-915-3784
Violence Prevention Office
208 Odom Hall,
662-915-1059
Family Crisis Services
503 Heritage Drive, Oxford, MS
662-234-9929
UM HAS A
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT POLICY…
http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/affirmative_action/
Go to the Online Policy Directory :
Search for key word “Sexual Misconduct”
CONSEQUENCES FOR SEXUAL
MISCONDUCT VIOLATION...
Sanctions determined by the Student
Judicial Council, per the University's
Disciplinary Sanctions policy ,may
include disciplinary action up to and
including suspension or expulsion from
the University.

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