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Missouri S&T Nondiscrimination Statement Title IX: Sex Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual and Relationship Violence and Stalking

The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran. The University affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities by establishing the Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity policy statement. 

The University's nondiscrimination policies apply to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, and other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Additionally, this policy and the existing Title IX policies apply to allegations of sexual misconduct or allegations of other forms of sex discrimination, as defined in Section 600.020C, occurring within the University’s educational programs and activities and instances occurring in other settings, including off-campus if there are effects of the conduct that interfere with or limit students’ ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational programs and activities. Notices of nondiscrimination are posted on the websites and at other locations for the UM System and each of the campuses. 

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972*, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact  the Title IX Coordinator. 

See definitions of terms related to Title IX

The following person serves as the campus Title IX Coordinator and is designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and to serve as the overall campus coordinator for purposes of Title IX compliance: 

Name and Title: Shenethia Manuel, J.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resource Services
Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion
Address:
113 Centennial Hall
300 W. 12th Street
Rolla, MO 65409
Telephone Number: (573) 341-4920
Email Address: manuels@mst.edu
http://titleix.mst.edu/

The Title IX Coordinator:  

  • Coordinates University compliance with Title IX obligations
  • Oversees campus-wide education, training  and outreach programming related to Title IX
  • Coordinates and ensures timely response and completion of the University’s investigation of Title IX concerns, including sexual violence or harassment, interpersonal/relationship violence, stalking, etc. in addition to other forms of gender-based harassment an inequity
    • The Title IX Coordinator or designee may reccomend interim protections or remedies for the parties involved, including witnesses

The following individuals have been designated as Deputy Title IX Coordinator positions to assist the Title IX Coordinator.  

Name and Title: Karen Chapman
Manager and Compliance Officer, Human Resource Services, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Address:
113 Centennial Hall
300 W. 12th Street
Rolla, MO 65409
Telephone Number: (573) 341-4920
Email Address:
chapman@mst.edu

Missouri S&T Athletic Deputy Title IX Coordinator
The following person has been designated as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator, working under the direction of the Title IX Coordinator in responding to inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Name and Title:
Debbie Hickey
Compliance CCR/FSCL Admn-Athletics
Address:
G-2 Gale Bullman Multi-Purpose Building
705 West 10th Street
Rolla, MO 65409
Telephone Number:
(573) 341-4178
Email Address:
dhickey@mst.edu

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to the appropriate Title IX coordinator or to the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.  For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the U.S. Department of Education office which serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481. The State of Missouri regional Office of Civil Rights is located in Kansas City and is available to provide assistance.

Region VII - Kansas City (Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma,South Dakota)
Office for Civil Rights,
Kansas City Office
U.S. Department of Education
8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037
Kansas City, MO 64114-3302
Telephone:  (816)268-0550
Facsimile:    (816) 268-0599
Email: OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov

Prohibited Conduct
Definitions and examples of conduct prohibited under the Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity Policy:

*Title IX prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, in all educational programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads:

"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." --Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX).

Title IX Coordinator

Shenethia Manuel, J.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resource Services
Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion

Address: 
113 Centennial Hall
300 W. 12th Street
Rolla, MO 65409
(573) 341-4920
manuels@mst.edu

The Title IX Coordinator:

• Coordinates University compliance with Title IX obligations
• Oversees campus-wide education, training  and outreach programming related to Title IX
• Coordinates and ensures timely response and completion of the University’s investigation of Title IX concerns, including sexual violence or harassment, interpersonal/relationship violence, stalking, etc. in addition to other forms of gender-based harassment an inequity

The Title IX Coordinator or designee may reccomend interim protections or remedies for the parties involved, including witnesses

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