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Title IX at Tarleton State University

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities at federally funded institutions. Title IX protects students, faculty, staff, and visitors to our campus from all forms of sex discrimination.

Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination and is prohibited under Title IX. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, and nonverbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when this conduct is so severe, persistent or pervasive that it affects an individual’s employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work or educational performance, or creates an intimidating or hostile work or educational environment.

Tarleton’s Title IX Coordinator

Darren F. Keith is designated as Tarleton State University’s Title IX Coordinator. He is responsible for oversight, leadership, and coordination for Title IX compliance efforts regarding discrimination based on sex, sexual harassment (including sexual violence), and related retaliation and for supporting a safe and respectful academic, working, and living environment.

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Darren F. Keith

Senior Manager, Civil Rights / Title IX Compliance Coordinator
Department of University Compliance and Strategic Initiatives
Administration Annex 1, Room 106
Phone: 254-968-9754