Kaskaskia College is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy
educational and employment environment that is free from discrimination,
harassment and other misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual
orientation and gender-related identity.
The College prohibits all forms of sex-based misconduct, including but
not limited to sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic
violence, dating violence, and stalking.
The College also prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of
sex, sexual orientation, gender-related identity and expression, pregnancy, and
parental status under its Non-Harassment Policy 2.101.
It is the policy of Kaskaskia College to comply with Title
IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), the Violence
Against Women Reauthorization Act (“VAWA”), Title VII of the Civil
Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), the Illinois Human Rights Act, the
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime
Statistics Act (“Clery Act”), the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher
Education Act, and all other applicable laws and local ordinances regarding
unlawful sex-based discrimination, harassment or other misconduct.
Individuals found to have engaged in prohibited sex-based
misconduct will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including
termination and/or expulsion from the College.
As required under Title IX, the College does not discriminate
on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates. This requirement not to discriminate extends
to admission and employment.
The College has designated the Director of Human Resources
and Vice President of Student Services as the Title IX Coordinator(s), who are
responsible for coordinating the College’s efforts to comply with its
responsibilities under Title IX.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 may
be directed to the College’s Title IX Coordinator(s), the Assistant Secretary
for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education, or both.
II. Retaliation Prohibited
Any form of retaliation, including
intimidation, threats, harassment, and other adverse action taken or threatened
against any complainant or person reporting sex discrimination, sexual
harassment or other sex-based misconduct, or against any person cooperating in
the investigation of allegations of sex-based misconduct (including testifying,
assisting or participating in any manner in an investigation), is strictly
III. Implementing Procedures
The College will establish, maintain and publish procedures
implementing this Policy, which set forth:
scope and jurisdiction of the College’s prohibition on sex-based misconduct;
of prohibited conduct;
of and contact information for the College’s Title IX Coordinator(s) and Human
for assistance following an incident of sex-based discrimination, harassment or
for reporting and confidentially disclosing alleged sex-based misconduct;
College’s response to reports of alleged sex-based misconduct;
College’s grievance process for complaints alleging Title IX sexual harassment
and/or alleging sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, or
and education programming provided to College students; and
and education provided to the Title IX Coordinator(s), Title IX
Investigators, Title IX Advisors, campus law enforcement, campus safety
& security, responsible employees, and anyone else involved in the
receipt of reports of, responding to, investigating or adjudicating alleged
incidents of sexual discrimination, harassment or other misconduct, or involved
in the referral or provision of services to survivors.
September 28, 2020
February 27, 2017