Title IX & Sexual Misconduct


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Bystander Intervention occurs when a person observes or witnesses prohibited conduct which involves acts of sexual violence or misconduct, and takes immediate and safe action to stop and/or prevent it.

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Sexual Misconduct & Title IX 

North Central Texas College (NCTC) District strictly prohibits sexual and gender-based harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, interpersonal violence and any other harassment or discrimination based on sex perpetrated against or by any employee, student or third party in all educational, extracurricular, co-curricular, employment and College District-sponsored activities, services or programs, by any employee, student, or third party.

NCTC is a recipient of federal financial assistance for education activities, and in accordance with provisions of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, all of its education programs and activities are subject to the prohibition of Title IX of that act against discrimination on the basis of gender in any education program or activity.

On May 19, 2020 Title IX was amended to include dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking in its definition of sexual harassment and prescribe specific requirements for investigating and responding to allegations of sex discrimination, dating violence, domestic violence, retaliation, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and stalking.

NCTC is committed to compliance with Title IX, which prohibits dating violence, domestic violence, retaliation, sex discrimination, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and stalking in federally funded education programs and activities.

The NCTC Board of Regents reveiwed and approved the New Title IX Regulations of 2020. In addition, the NCTC’s Title IX Coordinator(s) shall review all College sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking policies every two (2) years, and shall revise each policy as required and in compliance with College Board of Regents’ Policies and State / Federal law.

 

Reporting Anonymously

Reporting any sexual assault or misconduct is critical. The report can be submitted anonymously.

Anonymous Sexual Assault Report

Chief Executive Officer Report

Under the Texas Education Code (TEC), Section 51.253(c), the institution's Chief Executive Officer is required to submit a data report at least once during each fall or spring semester to the institution's governing body and post on the institution's internet website a report concerning the reports received by employees under the TEC, Section 51.25 2 the type of incident described in the employee's report constitutes "sexual harassment,"  sexual assault," "dating violence," or "stalking" as defined in the TEC, Section 51.251, and any disciplinary actions taken under TEC, Section 51.2 55.

Summary Data Report 2020-2021 Academic Year

Title IX Coordinator

Any person with knowledge of any act(s) or alleged act(s) of sexual harassment, sex discrimination or other form of sexual misconduct can report such incident(s) to the Title IX Coordinator. The College District has designated the Title IX Coordinator to monitor the implementation of Title IX, and to coordinate compliance and investigation of sexual misconduct complaints.

Dr. Roxanne Del Rio
Title IX Coordinator
Email:  rdelrio@nctc.edu
Phone:  (940) 498-6245


College District policies on sexual harassment, sex discrimination and any forms of sexual misconduct addresses Title VII of the Civil Rights act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA), and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), where 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" and harassment or violence based on sex is a form of discrimination.