Title IX Notice of Non-Discrimination and Title IX Coordinator Information

Title IX Notice of Non-Discrimination and Title IX Coordinator Information; Resources: Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded education programs and activities. Title IX reads as follows:

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

Trevecca Nazarene University is committed to providing and maintaining a healthy living, learning and working environment for all students, faculty, staff and other members of the University’s community, free of discrimination and all forms of sexual and gender harassment, which diminish the dignity or impede the academic freedom of a member of the University community.

Discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., sex discrimination) includes sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual violence. Domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking (collectively, “relationship violence”) are also prohibited by this policy. Retaliation against an individual who has filed a complaint under Title IX is prohibited and the University will take strong action if it occurs.

The University provides support and resources to students, faculty, and staff to address concerns related to sex discrimination. Jamie Hess serves as the Title IX Coordinator. Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the University’s Sexual Misconduct Policy should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, faculty and staff regarding issues relating to Title IX and University policy.

View these links for training materials used to train Trevecca's Title IX Coordinator and Investigators.

Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator:

Jamie Hess
Title IX Coordinator
Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Rd.
Nashville, TN 37210-2877

Duties and responsibilities: monitoring and oversight of overall implementation of Title IX compliance at Trevecca, including coordination of training, education, communications and administration of grievance procedures by assisting the complainant in identifying the appropriate University policy and personnel to help resolve the complaint in a prompt and equitable manner.

If any person wishes to file a complaint, they should contact:

Jamie Hess
Title IX Coordinator
Martin Building

On-Campus Resources:

*denotes a confidential resource

Additional Resources:

  • Metro Police Department (non-emergency), 615-862-8600
  • Sexual Assault Center, 615-259-9055 (Counseling, referrals, support groups) or 800-879-1999 (24/7 crisis and support line)
  • Nashville General Hospital, 615-341-4000 (Sexual assault examinations)
  • Domestic Violence Intervention Center, 615-255-0711 (Counseling, advocacy, referrals, group counselors for domestic violence)
  • Family and Children’s Services, 615-327-0833 (Counseling, referrals, support groups)
  • You Have the Power, 615-292-7027 (referrals, resource information)
  • Vanderbilt University Law School Legal Clinic, 615-322-4964 (Legal assistance with orders of protection, custody, and visitation)
  • Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, 615-862-5181 (Orders of protection & information)
  • Domestic Violence Unit, Metro Nashville-Davidson County, 615-880-3000 (Assistance with obtaining orders of protection, short-term counseling)
  • Metro Office of Family Safety, 615-880-1100 (Safety planning & risk assessment, counseling, shelter/housing assistance, children’s services, support groups)

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