ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities.
"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."
- 20 U.S.C. § 1681 & C.F.R. Part 106
Sexual misconduct constitutes sexual discrimination and is prohibited by Title IX.
Sexual misconduct is any sexual act which violates the criminal laws of the State of Arkansas or laws of the United States including but not limited to sexual assault (non-consensual sexual contact or intercourse), domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual exploitation.
The Title IX Coordinator oversees the university's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Title IX Coordinator works with university administration, departments, students, faculty, staff, campus police and other support services to ensure that university policies and programs foster a campus community free of illegal gender discrimination and sexual violence.
* For incidents of abuse/neglect of minors, Arkansas law requires reporting of abuse or neglect to the Child Abuse Hotline (1-800-482-5964) established by the Department of Human Services. University employees and volunteers must also report such instances to the Department of Public Safety at (479) 968-0222.