Sexual Harassment, Sex Discrimination, and Other Sexual Misconduct



Danita Mason – 第九条协调员 | 316-295-5676 danita_mason@srhouse.net

Ken Stoltzfus – Deputy 第九条协调员 | 316-295-5098 ken_stoltzfus@srhouse.net

第九条 of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance. 第九条 states that no person in the United States shall, 以性别为基础, be excluded from participation in, 被剥夺…的利益, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

大学的朋友 affirms its commitment to promote the goals of fairness and equity in all aspects of the educational enterprise.

大学的朋友 adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in private institutions of higher education. 大学的朋友 does not discriminate 以性别为基础, 年龄, 比赛, color, 国家的起源, or disability in its programs and activities generally available to students.

政策 & 资源

第一步:举报骚扰, 不当行为, or sexual violence to 第九条协调员, 教职员工.

IF imminent threat and/or emergency medical services need, call 911 for all medical emergencies, 当地执法部门, 通知校园保安.

Step 2: 第九条 office takes initial intake from the Complainant and Respondent, if known. 提供支持措施. 第九条协调员 will assess if the 第九条 policy applies.

如果该政策不适用, the complaint is dismissed; Complainant and Respondent is notified; another university policy may apply and report to appropriate department.

IF the policy does apply, the complaint is moved forward to the Investigation phase.

3 .调查. 调查员s are assigned; they conduct 面试, and compile results in a report. The investigative report is shared with both the Complainant and Respondent to review and comment. 

信息rmal Resolution: Both parties must voluntarily consent, 以书面形式, 行政裁决. The Administrative Officer is appointed, 进行采访, 审查相关文件, and provides written determination.

Formal Resolution: One or both parties may make a written request for a formal hearing. The default process for adjudication is the formal hearing. The 听证官 conducts hearing, provides written determination and disciplinary recommendation, 适当的.


Either party may appeal a determination or dismissal under, 有限的理由, as noted in the 第九条 policy.
Navigating the 朋友 第九条 Process


培训 & 发展

Below is more information regarding the 第九条 training that 大学的朋友 faculty and staff complete annually.

Module 1 – An Introduction to Managing 第九条 Sexual Harassment on 校园

The Fundamentals of the Law module provides an overview of the new 第九条 rule. Starting with a background and history of 第九条, the module details key definitions, elements of a sufficient response to “第九条 sexual harassment,” interim and supportive measures and record-keeping requirements.

要求: Administrative Officer (Decision-Maker), 顾问, 第九条协调员, 第九条副协调员, 听证官, 调查员, 上诉官, 监事

Module 2 – Formal Complaints of 第九条

The Formal Complaints module discuss the new regulation’s framework for formal complaints of 第九条 sexual harassment. The module details the ten core requirements for a formal complaint process and explains the requirements regarding dismissals and consolidation of complaints.

要求: 第九条协调员, 第九条副协调员

Module 3 – 第九条 Investigations & 非正式的决议

The Investigations and 非正式的决议 module explain the new regulation’s requirements for investigations of formal complaints of 第九条 sexual harassment. The module explores key concepts, 通知要求, 保密, 证据, 提供公正, 相关问题, 面试, 信誉决定, collection and review of documentation and writing investigative reports. The module also explains the regulation’s requirements regarding informal resolutions.

要求: 第九条协调员, 第九条副协调员, 调查员

单元4 -第九条听证会

The Hearings module discuss the new regulation’s hearing requirements for formal complaints of 第九条 sexual harassment. The module delves into key concepts, 现场听力要求, 顾问, 管理盘问, 相关性, 信誉, 举证责任, 证据和法律特权

要求: Administrative Officer (Decision-Maker), 顾问, 第九条协调员, 第九条副协调员, 听证官

Module 5 – 第九条 Determinations

In the Determinations module explore the new regulation’s requirements for written determinations of responsibility following a hearing. 该模块涵盖了关键概念, the format and content of determinations, 组织事实和思想, 排除证据中的事实, weighing facts under applicable evidentiary standards, 证据类型, effective deliberations and writing a defensible determination.

要求: Administrative Officer (Decision-Maker), 第九条协调员, 第九条副协调员, 听证官, 上诉官

单元6 -第九章上诉

The final module of the series, explains the new 第九条 rule’s requirements for appeals. The module details key concepts, 上诉依据, drafting appeal decisions and requirements for appeal officers.

要求: 顾问, 第九条协调员, 第九条副协调员, 上诉官