"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
第九条 of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §1681及以下.是联邦政府 law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, or denies participation in any federally funded education program or activity. 结合第九条， Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects individuals against sex discrimination (as well as discrimination on the bases of race, color, national origin, and religion) 在就业.
Sex discrimination is defined as unequal treatment of individuals based on gender, 有很多形式. Sexual violence is a form of sex discrimination, and is defined as any physical sexual act committed upon a person against the person’s will or where/when the person is incapable of giving consent due to use of drugs or alcohol, or for other 原因. Sexual violence includes, but is not limited to sexual assault (non-consensual sexual intercourse and non-consensual sexual contact), dating violence, domestic violence, 跟踪和报复.
In accordance with 第九条 guidance and regulations, 奥斯汀佩伊州立大学 (澳门威尼斯人游戏)已委任 LaNeeça Williams as the 第九条协调员.
As the 第九条协调员 she is charged with the oversight and monitoring of 澳门威尼斯人游戏’s 合规工作. 奥斯汀佩伊州立大学 (澳门威尼斯人游戏) does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by 澳门威尼斯人游戏. 的查询或投诉 non-discrimination policies, including 第九条 complaints can be directed to any 这一页列出的办公室.
- 第九条 protects ALL people, regardless of sex
- All schools must have a 第九条 coordinator
- Schools must take IMMEDIATE action to ensure a victim can continue their education free of ongoing sexual discrimination, violence or harassment
- Schools must have an established procedure for handling sexual misconduct
- If your school fails to comply by these rules, file a complaint with the U.S. 部门 的教育
- Schools may not retaliate against a victim filing a complaint
- In cases of sexual violence, schools are prohibited from resolving complaints through 中介
- Costs necessary for a victim to pursue his/her education, such as counseling or housing changes, should be provided by the school
- Schools are required to protect pregnant and parenting students from discrimination.
- Sexual Misconduct (includes acts of sexual violence)
If a student believes that they have been subjected to or they have been a witness to any of the prohibited behavior outlined above, (coming from a faculty member, staff, or another student), they may file an internal complaint. See 澳门威尼斯人游戏政策6:001 (Discrimination and Harassment Complaints (other than Complaints of Sexual Violence and Stalking) Complaint Investigation Procedure at 澳门威尼斯人游戏政策6:001
奥斯汀佩伊州立大学 (澳门威尼斯人游戏) strives to provide a safe learning and working environment for its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. 因此，性别歧视 in any form, including (but not limited to) sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, 跟踪和报复, is expressly prohibited by 澳门威尼斯人游戏.
澳门威尼斯人游戏 holds a zero tolerance policy against sexual violence. 发生性暴力 when sexual acts are forced upon a person against his/her will, or whenever a person 是否无法给予性行为的同意. Sexual violence can be committed by a stranger or by someone you know, whether you are in an intimate or sexual relationship with 不管是不是那个人. Sexual violence can be committed by men or women, and can occur between people of the same or different sex.
If you have experienced or have witnessed any form of sexual discrimination, including sexual violence, we encourage you to report the incident(s) to the 澳门威尼斯人游戏 Campus Police 或第九条协调员， laneepada Williams, Williamslr@apsu.Edu或电话:(931)221-7690. She will assist in addressing the incident and preventing its recurrence.
In order to maintain compliance with Federal Regulations all new employees are required to complete mandatory training on 第九条 utilizing the website. 所有员工 include graduate teaching assistants are required to complete the training.
Send any questions or concerns about any of the required training to the following 人员.
希拉科比, Deputy 第九条协调员, (931) 221-7178