Title IX Information

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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads: 

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." 

-Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)

Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual assault.

University Title IX Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities: Monitoring and oversight of overall implementation of Title IX Compliance at the university, including training, education, and prevention; investigations, sanctions, and notifications; victim support and remedies. Proactively identifies and ameliorates systemic problems to ensure an accessible, equitable and inclusive living/learning/working environment free of discrimination and harassment.

Dr. Bernadette Buchanan
Associate Dean of Student Life and Learning
Alumni Student Center, ASC 110

1000 West Court Street
Seguin, TX 78155
830-372-6695
bbuchanan@tlu.edu

Senior Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Students

Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates and monitors investigations when the complainant is a student; ensures provision of appropriate, reasonable remedies to the victim; ensures rights and due process for both complainant and respondent; oversees education/outreach/training for all students; available for consultation to all students and to Staff/Faculty. Title IX regulations require Senior Deputy Coordinators to report incidents whether resolved informally or formally to the University Title IX Coordinator. These reports allow the Title IX Coordinator to identify patterns of frequency in a particular area within the university and to coordinate compliance with federal regulations.

If you have issues or a complaint against a student concerning sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault please contact:

Dr. Bernadette Buchanan
Associate Dean of Student Life and Learning
Alumni Student Center, ASC 110

1000 West Court Street
Seguin, TX 78155
830-372-6695
bbuchanan@tlu.edu

Sexual Misconduct Resources Chart (PDF)

Understanding the Sexual Misconduct Complaint Process (PDF)

Senior Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty

Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates efforts through Academic Affairs and monitors investigations when the complainant is a faculty member; ensures provision of appropriate, reasonable remedies to the victim; ensures rights and due process for both complainant and respondent; oversees education, outreach, and training for all faculty; available for consultation to all students and to Staff/Faculty. Title IX regulations require Senior Deputy Coordinators to report incidents whether resolved informally or formally to the University Title IX Coordinator. These reports allow the Title IX Coordinator to identify patterns of frequency in a particular area within the University and to coordinate compliance with federal regulations.

If you have issues or a complaint against a TLU faculty member concerning sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault please contact:

Dr. William Davis
Professor and Chair of Chemistry
Krost Science Building, Room 302

1000 West Court Street
Seguin, TX 78155
830-372-6046
wdavis@tlu.edu

Senior Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Non-faculty Employees and 3rd Parties

Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates and monitors investigations when the complainant is a non-faculty employees or 3rd Party; ensures provision of appropriate, reasonable remedies to the victim; ensures rights and due process for both complainant and respondent; oversees education, outreach, and training for all non-faculty employees and 3rd Parties; available for consultation to all students, non-faculty employees, Faculty, and 3rd Parties. Title IX regulations require Senior Deputy Coordinators to report incidents whether resolved informally or formally to the University Title IX Coordinator. These reports allow the Title IX Coordinator to identify patterns of frequency in a particular area within the University and to coordinate compliance with federal regulations.

If you have issues or a complaint against a non-faculty employee or 3rd Party concerning sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault please contact:

Toi Turner
HR Administrator
O.G. Beck Administration Building

1000 West Court Street, Suite 105A
Seguin, TX 78155
830-372-8019
tturner@tlu.edu

Senior Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Athletics

Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates and monitors investigations when the complainant is a student-athlete or works in Athletics; ensures provision of appropriate, reasonable remedies to the victim; ensures rights and due process for both complainant and respondent; oversees education, outreach, and training for all Athletics; available for consultation to all Athletic employees, student-athletes, non-faculty employees, and Faculty. Title IX regulations require Senior Deputy Coordinators to report incidents whether resolved informally or formally to the University Title IX Coordinator. These reports allow the Title IX Coordinator to identify patterns of frequency in a particular area within the University and to coordinate compliance with federal regulations.

If you have a Title IX concern in athletics please contact:

Bill Miller
Director of Athletics
Jones Complex

1000 West Court Street
Seguin, TX 78155
830-372-8086
bmiller@tlu.edu

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding TLU and Title IX, and/or those who wish to file a complaint of non-compliance may contact the University's Title IX Coordinator, Andy Vasquez, directly or The United States Department of Education: Office for Civil Rights (800) 421-3481. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is the division of the federal government charged with enforcing compliance with Title IX. Information regarding OCR can be found at: www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html