Dating violence who is responsible
A Responsible Employee is a University employee who has the duty to report incidents of sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator or other appropriate designee, or an employee whom an individual could reasonably believe has this duty.
Responsible employees include all administrators, faculty, supervisory staff, resident life directors and advisors, and graduate teaching assistants, except any employee with confidentiality obligations as defined in Section 3.5.
It also applies regardless of the gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity.
In addition, it applies whether the complaint was made by or against a third party, and whether the complaint was made verbally or in writing.3.1 All Members of the University Community, Third Party and Anonymous Complaints: All administrators, faculty, staff, students, and third parties are strongly encouraged to immediately report any incidents of Discrimination, sexual misconduct (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) and other inappropriate sexual conduct to the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinators.3.2 Responsible Employees: Incidents of sexual misconduct (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) and other inappropriate sexual conduct may also be reported to Responsible Employees.
1.1 The University of Texas at Dallas (the University) is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on sex in accordance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits sex discrimination in employment; and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Sa VE Act).
Sexual misconduct is a form of sex discrimination and will not be tolerated.
This Policy applies to all University administrators, faculty, staff, students, and third parties within the University's control, including visitors and applicants for employment.
It applies to conduct regardless of where it occurs, including off University property, if it potentially affects the complainant's education or employment with the University.
In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination against someone because of a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.As stated in the definition, sexual misconduct includes sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence and/or dating violence.Individuals who engage in sexual misconduct and other inappropriate sexual conduct will be subject to disciplinary action.Responsible Employees can find contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators at the following website: IX.3.3 Reporting to Law Enforcement: Complaints of sexual misconduct may also be made to The University of Texas at Dallas Police Department at (972) 883-2222 or to the City of Richardson Police Department (972) 744-4800 (non-emergency) or 911 (emergency) or to other local law enforcement authorities.The University's commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to include sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity.1.3 The University will take prompt disciplinary action against any individuals or organizations within its control who violate this Policy.
The University encourages any student, faculty, staff or visitor to promptly report violations of this Policy to an individual identified in Section 3.2.