Unm Doj Agreement
“We cannot be a strong university if we do not tackle sexual misconduct effectively, completely and in time,” Stokes said in a statement. “During my tenure, full compliance with the agreement was a top priority for a Mr. “We are very committed to civil rights enforcement and sexual assault and sexual harassment are civil rights issues,” said U.S. Attorney General Damon P. Martinez of the New Mexico District. Students have the right to live and learn in a safe educational environment, and this agreement is the basis on which UNM will build to ensure that this right is both recognized and respected. “We cannot be a strong university if we do not tackle sexual misconduct effectively, completely and in time,” said UNM President Garnett S. Stokes. “During my tenure, full compliance with this agreement was a top priority for UNM. We have regained the trust of the Department of Justice and will continue to monitor it, but we will continue to encourage positive behaviour and promote a safe and respectful culture. The Department of Justice today reached an agreement with the University of New Mexico (UNM) to ensure that UNM responds quickly and effectively to allegations of sexual harassment, including sexual assault, involving students. The agreement corrects the diss breathtaking findings that UNM did not comply with Title IX of the 1972 education amendments and Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
In October 2016, following a U.S. Department of Justice report released earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice and the University of New Mexico reached a three-year formal agreement on UNM`s obligations under the federal Civil Rights Act to prevent and treat sexual misconduct and provide clear and consistent policies and procedures for disclosure. , the investigation and response to such behaviour. On April 22, 2016, the department released a newsletter after a 16-month investigation into student complaints that a M had failed to respond appropriately to their sexual assault reports. The agreement announced today outlines concrete steps unMD has taken to strengthen its procedures, training and practices in investigating and resolving allegations of sexual assault and harassment; Help students, teachers and staff understand their reporting opportunities, homework and homework related to sexual harassment; and ensure that members of the campus community know where to seek help.