UNIFORM POLICY ON POWER-BASED VIOLENCE APPROVED FOR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES STATEWIDE
- Expansion of the policy environment to encompass power-based violence, which includes but expands beyond sexual misconduct and Title IX conduct;
- Reporting requirements for employees, to include significant “up-the-chain” reporting of summarized power-based violence incidents by Title IX coordinators, chancellors, system presidents, and system management boards. Additionally, Regents will annually submit summarized higher education incident reports to the Governor, the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the House, and the Senate and House Education Committees;
- Termination of employees who knowingly fail to report or falsely report information;
- Requirement to withhold transcripts or transcript notations of pending investigations/violations for transferring students;
- Annual reporting of Campus Security Data, along with Sex Crime Data and Publishing of Power-Based Violence Survey results every three years;
- Withholding of State Bond Commission authorization to incur debt for a period of two years for failure to publish Campus Safety Reports; and
- Annual mandatory training for Title IX coordinators, confidential advisors, and responsible employees who could receive direct statements regarding incidents of power-based violence.