FY 2020 Staff Handbook

Back to Top 80 | Page certificates and pins. This event includes a reception and ceremony. It is normally held in April or May. SEXUAL MISCONDUCT (TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM SEXUAL MISCONDUCT POLICY) The Texas State University System complies with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits sex discrimination in employment; and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. Sexual misconduct constitutes a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX and Title VII. Texas State University expects all employees to treat everyone with dignity and respect, thereby maintaining a unique, productive and caring work environment. If you violate the Sexual Misconduct policy, you are subject to discipline. Sexual Misconduct: Sexual Misconduct is a broad term encompassing a range of nonconsensual sexual activity or unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature. The term includes but is not limited to sexual assault, sexual exploitation, sexual intimidation, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Sexual misconduct can be committed by men or women, strangers or acquaintances, and can occur between or among people of the same or opposite sex. Specific definitions, reporting policies and protocols, procedures for investigating sexual misconduct, and sanctions are outlined in the Texas State University System Sexual Misconduct policy at: www.txstate.edu/oei/title-IX/TSUS- Sexual-Misconduct-Policy What to Do If You Are A Victim: If you have been a victim of sexual misconduct, report it as soon as you can through the Sexual Misconduct Webline at: tim.txstate.edu/sexualmisconductwebline . You can also report it to the Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equity and Inclusion and a Responsible Employee, which includes all administrators, faculty, staff, and student workers. Reports can also be made