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)

Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Confidential Resources

Confidential resources provide a safe space student's can discuss experiences without filing a formal complaint.

Confidential Campus Resources

TLU Counseling Services

  • Dr. Marlene Moriarity 
  • Alumni Student Center, Meadows Center
  • Ph: 830-372-8009
  • Email: mmoriarity@tlu.edu

TLU Campus Pastor

  • Kara Stewart
  • Center for Servant Leadership
  • Ph: 830-372-8160 or 830-372-8161
  • Email: kstewart@tlu.edu

TLU Health Center

  • Cathy Anderson
  • Clifton Apartment
  • Ph: 830-372-8068
  • canderson@tlu.edu

Confidential Community Resources

Guadalupe Valley Family Violence Shelter (GVFVS)

  • Seguin, Texas
  • Ph: 830-372-2780

GVFVS Advocate on Campus

  • Alumni Student Center rm. 117
  • Serves faculty, staff, and students

A complaint or report may be verbal or written and does not need to take a particular form.

Title IX Deputy Coordinator

Sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual violence and other behavior prohibited by this policy should be reported to the appropriate Title IX Deputy Coordinator.

Campus Conduct Hotline

                  

Campus Conduct Hotline is a confidential, anonymous way to alert administrators of unsafe or unethical behavior BEFORE it spirals out of control.
Simply dial toll-free to 866.943.5787.

TLU Campus Police

A report can also be made to the Texas Lutheran University Police Department by dialing “0” on a campus phone or 830-372-8000, or Police Chief Irene Garcia by dialing ext. “6309” on a campus phone or 830-372-8000.

City of Seguin Police Department

Contact the City of Seguin Police Department by dialing "911" or 830-379-2123.

Instructor or School Employee

Students may also report any incident of sexual violence or sexual harassment that may create or contribute to the creation of a hostile environment to any instructor or school employee. Students, staff and faculty may notify the head of their department or unit, their supervisor, or any member of the administration with whom they are comfortable. Any instructor or other employee receiving such a report is responsible for reporting it to the Title IX coordinator. Failure to comply with this policy shall be grounds for disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

TITLE IX COORDINATING COMMITTEE

 

TITLE IX COORDINATOR

Dr. Bernadette K. Buchanan
Associate Dean of Student Life and Learning

Alumni Student Center, Suite 107 
830-372-8060  
bbuchanan@tlu.edu

Responsible for monitoring and oversight of overall implementation of Title IX Compliance at the University, including coordination of training, education, communications, and supervision of the grievance procedures for faculty, staff, students and other members of the University community. The Title IX Coordinator may also serve as the first point of contact for student complaints.

TITLE IX DEPUTY COORDINATOR FOR STUDENTS

Kyle Wych
Associate Dean of Student Life and Learning

Alumni Student Center, Suite 102  
830-372-8060
kwych@tlu.edu

Please contact Mr. Wych if you have a complaint against a student concerning sexual harassment, sex discrimination, sexual assault, conduct prohibited by this policy, or if you are a student with questions about Title IX.

TITLE IX DEPUTY COORDINATOR FOR FACULTY

Dr. William Davis
Professor and Chair of Chemistry

Krost Science Building, Room 302  
830-372-6046
wdavis@tlu.edu

Please contact Dr. Davis if you are a faculty member with questions about Title IX or have a complaint against a faculty member concerning sexual harassment, sex discrimination, sexual assault or any conduct prohibited by this policy.

TITLE IX DEPUTY COORDINATOR FOR NON-FACULTY EMPLOYEES AND THIRD PARTIES

Toi Turner
HR Administrator

O.G. Beck Administration Building  
830-372-8019
tturner@tlu.edu

Please contact Ms. Turner if you are a non-faculty employee with questions about Title IX or have a complaint against a non-faculty employee concerning sexual harassment, sex discrimination, sexual assault or any conduct prohibited by this policy.

TITLE IX DEPUTY COORDINATOR FOR ATHLETICS

Michael Hunt
Head Coach for Men's & Women's Tennis

Jones Complex  
830-372-8128
mhunt@tlu.edu

Please contact Mr. Michael Hunt if you have questions about TItle IX or have a complaint against a non-faculty employee concerning sexual harassment, sex discrimination, sexual assault or any conduct prohibited by this policy.