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Learn more about Title IX:
Sexual Misconduct Policy Notice of Non-Discrimination Student Handbook
The privacy of all parties to a complaint of gender-based discrimination and sexual misconduct will be respected, except insofar as it interferes with UPIKE’s obligation to fully investigate allegations of sexual misconduct. Privacy will be tightly controlled on a need-to-know basis.
The university’s primary relationship is to the student and not to the parent. UPIKE officials will inform parents only when requested to do so by the student, in a life-threatening situation or when required to do so by law.
Yes, if a complaint is filed that identifies the alleged assailant. Sexual misconduct is a serious offense and the accused student has a right to know the identity of the complainant. However, if there is a hearing, UPIKE can provide reasonable accommodations for the complainant and respondent so that they do not come in direct contact with each other.
No. If you are reporting the misconduct for the purpose of accessing resources or to learn about your options, then you are not required to name the alleged perpetrator.
Yes. If you would like formal disciplinary action taken, then you are required to name the alleged perpetrator.
The Pikeville City Police are in the best position to secure evidence of a crime. Physical evidence of a criminal sexual assault should be collected from the person within 120 hours, though evidence can often be obtained from towels, sheets, clothing, etc., for longer periods. If you have been a victim of a criminal sexual assault, you should go to a local medical facility before washing yourself or your clothing.
No. The severity of the infraction is a serious concern and UPIKE does not want any circumstances to inhibit the reporting of sexual misconduct.