东德克萨斯浸会大学 is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory learning, living, and working environment for all members of the University community.
东德克萨斯浸会大学 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its education or employment programs and activities, and it does not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex. This Sexual and Interpersonal Misconduct (SIM) policy prohibits: 1) sexual harassment as defined by Title IX (Title IX Sexual Harassment); and 2) certain other forms of sexual and interpersonal misconduct not covered by Title IX (e.g., 某些类型的性骚扰和基于性别的骚扰, sexual assault, 性剥削, stalking, 亲密伴侣暴力, retaliation, 和共谋(非第九条不当行为), collectively referred to in the SIM policy as 禁止的行为. These forms of 禁止的行为 are harmful to the well-being of our community and its members, 学习和工作环境, 以及学生之间的关系, faculty, and staff.
The University will comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the University's programs and activities; and Title IX regulations issued in May 2020; the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), as amended by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA); Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Chapter 21 of the Texas Labor Code; Chapter 40, Section 819 of the Texas Administrative Code; pertinent provisions of the Texas Education Code, 以及其他适用法律.
This policy sets forth the procedures that will be used to investigate and respond to reports of 禁止的行为. The University will respond to reports about 禁止的行为 with measures designed to eliminate the conduct, 预防复发, and remedy any adverse effects of the conduct on individuals, 校园社区的成员, 或与大学相关的项目或活动. In addition, the University may implement supportive measures that are designed to restore or preserve equal access to University programs and activities and protect individual and campus safety.
While 东德克萨斯浸会大学 encourages students to abide by the University’s Sexuality and Gender Statement, the University recognizes that each student will make independent decisions about their own conduct. The University expects students to reflect Christ-like character, conducting themselves in a manner consistent with biblical principles.
This policy governs the conduct of 东德克萨斯浸会大学 students, 无论注册状态如何, faculty, staff, 第三方(i.e., non-members of the University community, such as vendors, alumni/ae, and visitors).
Third parties are both protected by and subject to certain provisions of this policy for allegations constituting Title IX Sexual Harassment. In such cases, a third party may report potential policy violations committed by a member of the University community, and the University will take appropriate steps to investigate and respond to the conduct consistent with the authority granted by the University's jurisdiction, if any, 在答辩人之上. A third party who is accused of violating the SIM policy may be permanently barred from areas and/or activities controlled by the University or be subject to other restrictions for failing to comply with this policy, and may not be granted the full rights and processes afforded to the East Texas Baptist community members through the provisions of this policy.
Various procedures provided in this policy may be used to address 禁止的行为 that occurs:
- in the context of any University-related or sponsored education program or activity, 不论地点(包括旅行), research, 或实习项目);
- by an ETBU student, regardless of location, under the Student Conduct Code;
- through the use of University-owned or provided technology resources; or
- 当该行为与学校有关联时, such as continuing adverse effects or the creation or continuation of a hostile environment on campus.
Title IX/SIM Team