Overview of Sexual Misconduct

Contact Student Life Office

Mailing Address:
Centre College
Student Life Office
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422

Telephone:
859.238.5471

Office:
Campus Center (2nd Floor)

Office Hours:
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday, excluding College holidays

After Hours Emergency:
859.236.4357 (HELP)

Overview

As a fundamental policy and in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all other applicable non-discrimination laws, Centre College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, or genetic information in its educational programs and activities, admissions, and with regard to employment. Centre College hires and promotes its employees and admits its students on the basis of merit, qualification, and character.

Centre College does not tolerate sexual misconduct of any kind, as it is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972.

Sexual misconduct is a broad category of behaviors that includes but is not limited to sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual exploitation, stalking, cyber-stalking, bullying and cyber-bullying, aiding or facilitating the commission of a violation, and retaliation. These behaviors are defined in Section VI found below.

Sexual misconduct can occur between strangers or non-strangers, including people involved in an intimate or sexual relationship. Sexual misconduct can be committed by males or by females, and it can occur between people of the same or different sex.

All students, faculty and staff of the college are subject to this policy. Employees or students who violate this policy are subject to disciplinary action by the College. This policy applies to all college-sponsored activities, both on campus and off.

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