27 Misconduct, Discrimination, and Harassment considering Sex Including Pregnancy, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity/Expression

27 Misconduct, Discrimination, and Harassment considering Sex Including Pregnancy, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity/Expression

Authorized by President Successful Date: September 5, 2018 accountable Division: President Responsible Offices: Institutional Equity and Compliance Responsible Officer: Assistant to your President for Institutional Equity and Compliance

I. Function

This policy is used by Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU or University) particularly to deal with misconduct, discrimination, and harassment according to sex (hereinafter to incorporate claims predicated on maternity or sexual orientation/gender identity/expression) plus the after offenses defined herein: dating physical physical violence, domestic physical violence, intimate attack, and stalking; and, to determine procedures for giving an answer to incidents of intimate misconduct, discrimination, and harassment. Intimate harassment and misconduct are kinds of intimate discrimination prohibited by Title IX and MTSU.

MTSU is invested in eliminating any and all sorts of acts of intimate misconduct, discrimination, and harassment on its campus. An environment free of such functions is essential up to a learning that is healthy working, and residing environment because such misconduct, discrimination, and harassment undermine peoples dignity together with positive connection among everyone only at that University. Any allegation of intimate misconduct, discrimination, or harassment, as defined herein, will soon be resolved and investigated based on this policy. MTSU will require appropriate actions, as required, to avoid the recurrence of intimate misconduct, discrimination, or harassment, and also to remedy any effects that are discriminatory.

II. Range

A. These processes will probably be employed by:

1. Any worker or pupil, including candidates for work or admission being a pupil, that has been a victim of intimate misconduct, discrimination, and/or harassment, irrespective of intimate orientation or sex identity/expression;

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