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title ix committee

the title ix committee is a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team charged with advancing a university culture of respect, responsibility, and safety and ensuring positive compliance with title ix and other laws, regulations and policies related to sexual and gender-based issues. the title ix committee provides recommendations and information to the university administration to inform policy, identify services, and ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.

committee charge: the title ix committee is a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team charged with advancing a university culture of respect, responsibility, and safety and ensuring positive compliance with title ix and other laws, regulations and policies related to sexual and gender-based issues. the title ix committee provides recommendations and information to the university administration to inform policy, identify services, and ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.

this committee will also conduct hearings of cases relevant to title ix issues.

at the discretion of the office of title ix, and with the agreement of both the complainant and respondent, a report may be resolved through an administrative hearing. the parties will be notified (typically via email) of the specific violations of the student sexual misconduct policy under consideration in advance of an administrative hearing. a designee of the office of title ix will review the information gathered during the investigation separately and in private with each party and give each party an opportunity to respond. the designee will determine if the respondent is responsible for the alleged policy violation(s), and, if so, issue (an) appropriate sanction(s). the parties will be notified in writing of the outcomes concurrently. if the respondent or complainant does not accept the administrative hearing resolution, either party may request by the stated deadline (typically 72 hours after notification of the outcome) an appeal. if such a request is made, the decision will be determined by director of title ix.