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Compliance with current federal and state reporting regulations

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE), which includes Title IX, is committed to supporting the University’s mission to create and maintain an educational and work environment free from all forms of sexual assault, dating and/or domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment where our students, faculty, staff, and campus community can learn, work and thrive.

Texas State Bill 212

Under the Texas Education Code (TEC), Section 51.253(c), the institution’s Chief Executive Officer is required to submit a data report at least once during each fall or spring semester to the institution’s governing body and post on the institution’s internet website a report concerning the reports received by employees under the TEC, Section 51.252 the type of incident described in the employee’s report constitutes “sexual harassment,” “sexual assault,” “dating violence,” or “stalking” as defined in the TEC, Section 51.251, and any disciplinary actions taken under TEC, Section 51.255.

 

Training Materials for Title IX Personnel

  • Informal Resolution One: Foundations - September 28-29, 2022. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Presented by Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA). Virtual. Training Materials. 
  • Looking Ahead - The 2022 Proposed Regulations - August 17, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by D. Stafford & Associates. Training Materials. 
  • Proposed Title IX Regulations: What You Should Be Doing Now - August 12, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by Academic Impressions. Webcast. (No Training Materials provided by Presenter). 
  • Constructing the Live Hearing Process - August 4-5, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by D. Stafford & Associates. Training Materials
  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT) - July 20 - 21, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by Scott Schneider - Husch-Blackwell & Paige C. Duggins-Clay, Intercultural Development Research Association. Georgetown, Texas. Topics included: New to Title IX; Summary of the Title IX's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 2022; Case Law Updates and Trends; and Hearing & Sanctions. Agenda. Training Slides - available upon request. Informal Resolution Training Slides
  • CUPA-HR Washington Update: Proposed Changes to Title IX - July 19, 2022. Attendees: Andrea McDew and Cheryl Taylor. Presented by Adrienne Meador Murray of D. Stafford & Associates. Virtual. Materials and Slides
  • D. Stafford & Associates Online Sexual Assault Investigation Recertification (SAIR) Training Program - Summer 2022. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Presented by D. Stafford and Associates. Modules included: Constructing Reports; Campus to Courtroom; Understanding the Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exam; Working with International Students Victims of Sexual Assault; Unpacking Incapacitation; Students with Disabilities; Marginalized Populations; SOMAPI; and Title IX 2020 Regulations. 
  • Title IX Stakeholder Call - June 24, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Presented by U. S. Department of Education. 
  • ATIXA Investigation Report Writing Training - June 22, 2022 (Virtual) Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Andrea McDew, Teri Green and Cheryl Taylor. Training Conducted by ATIXA.  Training Materials
  • ATIXA New Regulations Are Coming, a PRiMer: What You Need to Know About the New Title IX Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) - June 28, 2022. Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Training Conducted by ATIXA.
  • NACCOP 7 VAWA Webinar - April 14, 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Training Conducted  NACCOP.  Webinar Materials
  • Back to the Basics: Refresher of Title VI, VII, and the ADA - March 23, 2022. Attendee: Sharon Gooding. Training Conducted by Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Institutional Compliance Solutions.  Course Materials. 
  • IRJH Webinar: When the Practice Pivoted - Restorative Justice in a Virtual World - March 15, 2022. Attendee: Sharon Gooding. Organized by University of St. Thomas School of Law. 
  • 2021 BASE Program with SAFE Institute - February 2022. Attendee: Andrea McDew. Training  Conducted by SAFE Institute. Course Materials. 
  • National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals (NACCOP) presented by D. Stafford & Associates - January 2022. Attendees: Andrea McDew and Andrea Nordmann. Course Materials. 
  • Trauma Informed Care Refresher Course - December 14, 2021. Attendees: Sharon Gooding, Leigh Holland, Teri Green, and Cheryl Taylor. Training Conducted by Andrea McDew. Materials. 
  • EEO Training for New Investigators - September 20-24, 2021. (Virtual). Attendee: Cheryl Taylor. Training conducted by EEOC Training Institute.  Training Materials. 
  • Pronoun Fluency Training - September 15, 2021. Attendee: Teri Green. 
  • Selection Committee Training - October 5, 2021. Attendee: Teri Green. 
  • ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution) 2021 Conference - September 29, 2021 - October 1, 2021 Attendees: Andrea McDew and Leigh Holland- Training conducted by the Association for Conflict Resolution. Course Materials. 
  • Combined Sexual Misconduct and Dating Violence, Domestic Violence and Stalking Investigation Training - August 23 - 27, 2021 (Virtual) Attendee: Teri GreenTraining conducted by D. Stafford and Associates
  • EEO Refresher Training for Counselors - August 4, 2021 (Virtual) Attendee: Teri Green Training conducted by EEOC Training Institute
  • Train the Trainer - Mitigating Unconscious Bias and Interrupting Microaggressions - July 27-28, 2021. Attendee: Teri Green. 
  • Lessons Learned from Conducting Sexual Misconduct Investigations During a Pandemic - 2021. Attendee: Andrea McDew.  Training Conducted by D. Stafford and Associates. Course Materials. 
  • Sexual Assault Investigations Recertification Training - Summer 2021 (Virtual) Attendee: Cheryl Taylor Courses: SA2-2021: Ensuring Equitable Civil Rights Investigations; SA1-2021: Assessing Credibility in Sexual Misconduct Complaints; SAALL Title IX Regulations; and SA-1 R20: Neurobiology of TraumaTraining conducted online by D. Stafford and Associates 
  • Overview of Stalking #3205 - November 14, 2019. Attendee: Andrea McDew 
  • Independent Colleges & Universities of Texas (ICUT) – July 1 2019. Attended by Leigh Holland and Andrea Vircks (McDew) Training Materials Day 1 and Day 2 
  • John Reid & Associates Investigative Interviewing – June 2019. Attended by Leigh Holland
  • Trauma Informed Training  -- TCUPD Course 470 Attendees: Members of the TCU Police Department Special Investigative Topics #4343 (copyrighted)Training conducted by OSS Academy
  • American Associate for Access, Equity & Diversity (AAAED)/Title IX Institute – June 2018. attended by Darron Turner & Leigh Holland
  • First Amendment Training – April 2018. Attended by Darron Turner, Leigh Holland and Andrea Vircks
  • ICUT w/Peter Lake – June 2018. Attended by Andrea Vircks
  • Second Annual DC Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation and Adjudication Institute – June 2017. attended by Leigh Holland. 
  • American Association for Access, Equity & Diversity (AAAED) – June 2016
  • Civil Rights Investigator Certification/Level One Training – March 2017
  • American Association for Access, Equity & Diversity (AAAED) – June 2015
  • ATIXA Resolution/Panel Training – November 2015
  • ATIXA Training (for Panelists) – November 2015
  • Deputy TIX Deputy Officers and Panelist Training – February 2016
  • Title IX Panelist Training – November 2015; February 2016
  • ATIXA Title IX Investigator Training – July 2014
  • ATIXA Panelist Training – June 2014
  • Society for Human Resources Management (SRHM) – June 2014
  • Title IX Panelist Training – November 2015
  • ATIXA Campus Title IX Investigator Comprehensive Training & Certification – January 2014
  • Title IX Investigator Comprehensive Training for Deputy Title IX Officers – January 2014
  • Title IX Training – April 2014