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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

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

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 COORDINATOR

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

for Title IX and Compliance

Alumni Student Center, Suite 107
1000 West Court Street 
Seguin, TX 78155 
830-372-8060
bbuchanan@tlu.edu

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 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 COORDINATORS

Kyle Wych
Associate Dean of Student Life and Learning

Alumni Student Center, Suite 102 
1000 West Court Street 
Seguin, TX 78155 
830-372-8060 
kwych@tlu.edu

 

David Legore M.F.A.
Professor and Chair of Dramatic Media

C203 Weston Center 
1000 West Court Street 
Seguin, TX 78155 
830-372-6021 
dlegore@tlu.edu

 

Toi Turner 
Director of Human Resources

O.G. Beck Administration Building 
1000 West Court Street, Suite 105A 
Seguin, TX 78155 
830-372-8019 
tturner@tlu.edu

 

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

Jones Complex                
1000 West Court Street 
Seguin, TX 78155 
830-372-8128 
mhunt@tlu.edu

 

Please contact any deputy coordinator if you have questions about Title IX or have a complaint concerning sexual harassment, sex discrimination, sexual assault or any conduct prohibited by this policy.

 

Inquiries may be made externally to:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

U.S. Department of Education

400 Maryland Avenue, SW

Washington, DC 20202-1100
Customer Service Hotline #: (800) 421-3481

Facsimile: (202) 453-6012 
TDD#: (877) 521-2172

Email: OCR@ed.gov

Web: http://www.ed.gov/ocr

 

Office for Civil Rights,
Dallas Office
U.S. Department of Education
1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1620
Dallas, TX 75201-6810
Telephone: (214) 661-9600
Facsimile: (214) 661-9587
Email: OCR.Dallas@ed.gov

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Contact: http://www.eeoc.gov/contact/[1]



 

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Texas Lutheran University affirms its commitment to promote the goals of fairness and equity
in all aspects of the educational enterprise. All policies attached are subject to resolution using
the University’s Equity Resolution Process (ERP). When the responding party is a
member of the TLU community, the ERP is applicable regardless of the status of the reporting party
who may be a member or non-member of the campus community, including students, student
organizations, faculty, administrators, staff, guests, visitors, campers, etc.

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