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Mandatory Reporters When the Complainant Is a University Employee

Employee Is the employee a mandatory reporter when the complainant is a university employee?
Title IX Coordinator/Office of Equity & Diversity and Deputy Title IX Coordinators Yes
The Executive Director or the Director of Human Resources Employee Relations Yes
Employees who are supervisors Yes, if the report is made to: (1) the immediate supervisor of either the Complainant or the Respondent; or (2) other employee who has the authority to redress the Prohibited Conduct.
However, Confidential Employees identified in Section 4.1.1 are not Mandatory Reporters if they receive the information from a person who is a patient or a client.
A University employee whom the University has designated as a “Campus Security Authority” for purposes of Clery Act compliance (clery.utk.edu) Yes, if the report concerns a Clery Act crime that occurred on Clery Act Geography (the report must be sent to UTPD)
Employees who are not identified in this Appendix C No

Full Policy on Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, Stalking, and Retaliation (pdf)

Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, and Stalking
Office of Equity & Diversity / Title IX

Office of Equity & Diversity
1840 Melrose Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-2498 Email: titleix@utk.edu

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