Title IX and Sexual Misconduct Prevention
"No person in the United States shall,on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
Campus Safety at K-State: Navigating College Situations
What is Prohibited?
Kansas State University prohibits the offenses of sexual harassment and discrimination, various forms of sexual violence, stalking, domestic violence, dating violence, pregnancy discrimination, and gender identity/expression discrimination covered by PPM 3010. This website includes information describing KSU's efforts to investigate and respond to prohibited conduct, and also includes information pertaining to prevention, bystander intervention, and other educational opportunities at KSU.
Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking are prohibited by PPM 3010 regardless of whether the complained of conduct was related to a person's sex.
What Does Title IX Require?
Title IX requires that the University not discriminate on the basis of sex under the education programs or activities it operates, subject to certain exceptions. To that end, it requires that the University adopt procedures that provide for a prompt and equitable resolution of student and employee complaints that allege actions prohibited by Title IX. The University does so through its PPM 3010 Policy, which provides a fair, prompt, and equitable process through which the University processes all complaints of discrimination, including (but not limited to) discrimination in violation of Title IX, and investigates those complaints when warranted under that Policy.
Who is the Title IX Coordinator and Where to Report?
Any employee, student, campus visitor or person who has experienced or witnessed discrimination, harassment, sexual violence, retaliation, domestic/dating violence, and/or stalking while participating in a University program or activity is strongly encouraged to report the incident(s) promptly. All employees designated as Responsible Employees (administrators and supervisors) must report such complaints to the Office of Institutional Equity (“OIE”) as soon as practicable upon notification or first-hand knowledge (including by e-mail if after regular business hours).
In accordance with Title IX regulations Kansas State University has designated Travis Gill, Director of the Office of Institutional Equity as Title IX Coordinator. As Title IX Coordinator he is responsible for university compliance, questions regarding Title IX, concerns and complaints of non-compliance.
Title IX Coordinator
Travis Gill, J.D.
Director of the Office of Institutional Equity
103 Edwards Hall
Deputy Title IX Coordinators
Scott Jones, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students
Associate Dean/Director of Non-Violence Programs
Office of Student Life
101 Holton Hall
Jill Shields, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Student Services, Senior Woman Administrator
K-State Athletics, Inc.