常见问题

什么是第九条?

第九条 of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that provides: “No person in the United States shall, 以性别为基础, 被排除在…之外, 被剥夺…的利益, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” This law provides multiple protections for individuals to work to provide a safe and equitable learning environment free from gender based discrimination.

第九条涵盖了什么?

第九条 provides protection from discrimination based on sex in ANY educational program. If you feel you are being discriminated against based on your gender and you wish to talk to someone about it, 请联系第九条小组的任何成员.

第九条 also protects from other discriminatory practices as well including:

  • 约会暴力

  • 家庭暴力

  • 性侵犯

  • 性的骚扰

  • 性暴力/ Non-consent

  • 跟踪

我如何报告第九条问题?

If you believe you or someone else has been a victim of a crime, 我们鼓励你与警方联系. If you believe you have information on a 第九条 concern and wish to file a complaint with the college, you are encouraged to contact the 第九条 Coordinator to obtain information about the investigation process and ensure you have the necessary support.

请注意,任何第九条问题报告给 指定学院员工如下 will constitute mandatory notice to the 第九条 Coordinator:

  • 总统
  • 副总统
  • 院长(学术项目和学生)
  • 学院第九章协调员和指定人员
  • 住房/MG游戏app Staff to include: Directors, 经理, 董事助理, 社区协调员, 高级宿舍顾问, 宿舍顾问
  • 教练和助理教练
  • 校园保安:308-432-6037

谁可以报告第九条的问题?

Faculty, staff, students, visitors, members of the community.

If I report something, will it be kept confidential?

The college appreciates the privacy concerns inherent in allegations of sexual violence or sex harassment and will give serious consideration to a request for confidentiality. 如果指称的受害者要求保密, 要求不追究该报告, or declines to participate in an investigation or disciplinary proceeding, 学院将会记录这份申请. The college will take reasonable steps to investigate and respond to reports consistent with such a request. Requests will be evaluated and weighed against the college’s responsibility to provide a safe and nondiscriminatory environment. 请注意心理咨询, 学生健康, and Athletic Training professionals provide a free and safe environment to talk to regarding your concerns and are not mandatory reporters in filing complaints regarding 第九条.

学院将如何回应报告?

The college has a responsibility to respond to reports of sexual violence or sex harassment and attend to the needs of all students who are involved. Reports of sexual violence and sex harassment are taken with the utmost seriousness, and the student(s) will be promptly referred to the appropriate persons or resources for assistance. The college is also responsible to ensure that the individual charged with committing such violence or harassment is treated fairly. Individuals are presumed innocent unless proven responsible, and will also be referred to appropriate services for assistance.

我有多么直接的补救办法啊?

在调查过程中, the college will take reasonable steps to provide an equitable and safe environment should they be necessary. Possible remedies include and are not limited to:

  • 个人之间没有联系命令
  • 学术安排的改变
  • 生活安排的改变
  • 更改工作时间表
  • List of supportive resources available within the college and outside support organizations

If I file a complaint against someone, what will happen to them?

Students who are found to be responsible for a 第九条 violation will be referred through the student code of conduct process printed in the Chadron State Student Handbook that is consistent with Nebraska State College System policy 3100 and 3200. 如果被指控的肇事者是员工, other board policies or collective bargaining agreements will determine the due process steps and disciplinary consequences. 在公正的调查过程中, both parties will have an opportunity to receive periodic updates and present witnesses and other evidence, 必要时. 这件事应该成为纪律问题吗, the complaining party will have a right to know the outcome, 包括对应诉方的制裁.

调查需要多长时间?

第九条 investigations can be complex or straight forward, 哪些可以随着时间轴产生变化. As a result it is not possible to create a strict timeline for every case. The college is committed to a complete and impartial investigation of reports of 第九条 related issues. The college will strive to conclude an investigation within 60 business days from when the College has received official notice from a complaining party and an investigation is formally launched.

Retaliation for filing a report concerns me, what should I do?

第九条 prohibits retaliation for reporting parties and any individuals participating in an investigation. The college will not only take steps to prevent retaliation but will also take strong responsive action if it occurs. If you believe you are experiencing retaliation for filing a report, please contact the 第九条 coordinator immediately.

Who is the national entity that oversees 第九条 Compliance?

If you have questions about 第九条 compliance and want to know more information about the laws surrounding it, 您可以联系:

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