Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Policy

Conway Hall

Consistent with its Jesuit tradition of focus on individual dignity and cura personalis or “Care for the Whole Person,” Rockhurst University (the “University”) is committed to providing a learning, working, and living environment that promotes personal integrity, civility, and mutual respect in an environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex.  The University considers sex discrimination in all its forms to be a serious offense, and believes that all are called to give greater love, care, and compassion to each other.  Sex discrimination constitutes a violation of the University’s Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Policy, is unacceptable, and will not be tolerated. 

Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Policy

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations, Rockhurst University has designated the following Title IX Coordinator to coordinate its compliance with Title IX and to receive inquiries regarding Title IX, including complaints of sex discrimination:

Kimberly Brant King
Director of Compliance and Risk Management/Title IX Coordinator
Conway 102
816-501-4036
TitleIX@rockhurst.edu

The University has designated a Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students and a Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees.  The names and contact information for the Deputy Title IX Coordinators are as follows:

Dr. Matthew Quick
Vice President, Dean of Students/Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students
Massman Hall, Student Development Office
816-501-4036
TitleIX@rockhurst.edu

Barbra Upton-Garvin
Director of Human Resources/Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees
Conway 102
816-501-4555
TitleIX@rockhurst.edu

A person may also file a complaint of sex discrimination with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights regarding an alleged violation of Title IX by visiting www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html or by calling 1-800-421-3481.