The campus Responsible Officials (ROs) are: MSU Bozeman Director, Office of Institutional Equity/Title IX Coordinator Office of Institutional Equity/Title IX118 Hamilton Hall Montana State University P. Box 172430 Bozeman, MT 59717-2430 Tel: (406) 994-2042 Fax: (406) 994-7999 E-mail: [email protected] Billings Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator Human Resources Office Mc Mullen Hall 310 Montana State University Billings 1500 University Drive Billings MT 59101 Tel: (406)657-2278 Fax: (406)657-2120 Email: [email protected] Falls College MSUExecutive Director, Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator G-1 Administrative Area 2100 16th Ave.
All reports or any concerns about conduct that may violate this policy and/or retaliation should be reported to the campus official responsible for receving reports of discrimination referred to throughout this Policy as the Responsible Official (“RO”).
This policy is intended to comply with the following laws and regulations: Titles IV, VI, and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 34 C. The RO can also provide expertise and advice to help identify conduct that might be a warning sign of or constitute sexual harassment or hostile environment harassment prohibited by this policy and address concerns appropriately.
Please do not wait to report conduct of concern until harassment becomes sufficiently serious (i.e., severe, pervasive, or persistent) to create a hostile environment.
35; Montana Human Rights Act and Governmental Code of Fair Practices, Title 49, Montana Code Annotated. § 106.31 (a), which provide that no person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any academic, extracurricular, research, occupational training, or other education program or activity operated by the university.
210.10 Mandatory Employee Reporting To enable the University to respond effectively and to stop instances of discrimination, harassment, violence, and retaliation proactively, all University employees must promptly (normally within 24 hours) report all known or suspected discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, dating or domestic violence, stalking, or retaliation as defined in this Policy to the RO.
This Policy applies to the following MSU Campuses: MSU Bozeman (including MSU Extension, Agricultural Experiment Stations, and Gallatin College) MSU Billings (including City College) MSU Northern Great Falls College MSU For the purpose of this policy, the term “University” means all campuses listed. The RO can take proactive steps to prevent harassment from continuing and perhaps escalating and to protect or otherwise assist the person harassed.
The RO will take steps, either directly or through a reporting person, to provide information about the University’s Discrimination Grievance Procedures, as well as available health and advocacy resources, and options for criminal reporting. 110; and Titles I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act; 28 C. Such an environment is necessary to a healthy learning, working, and living atmosphere because discrimination and harassment undermine human dignity and the positive connection among all people at our University. In addition, this Policy is intended to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulation, at 34 C. Montana State University’s campuses are committed to providing an environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community and that is free from harassment and discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. Upon receiving a report, the RO will follow the procedures described in the Discrimination Grievance Procedures. South Great Falls, MT 59401 406-771-5123 Fax: 406-268-3709 [email protected] State University - Northern Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator Student Union Building, Room 207300 West 11th Street Post Office Box 7751Havre, Montana 59501 Tel: (406) 265-4113 Fax: (406) 265-3785 Email: [email protected]: SUB Room 207 Guidance concerning means and methods of reporting, criminal reporting, confidentiality and anonymous reporting are found in the Discrimination Grievance Procedures.222.00 Harassment is covered under this policy if it is based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.