Title IX of the Education Amendments is a federal law that prohibits sexual misconduct in federally funded colleges and universities. Being accused of sexual assault, sexual harassment, rape, or any other form of sexual misconduct at the SUNY College of Technology at Canton is a Title IX violation that your school must resolve. If you are found “responsible” for this conduct, you could be exposed to pretty serious repercussions that could jeopardize your plans to graduate.
For the purposes of this article, we'll address the SUNY at Canton's disciplinary process and why you need an attorney-advisor if you find yourself in this predicament.
SUNY College of Technology at Canton's Disciplinary Process
According to Title IX, the SUNY College of Technology at Canton is required to adjudicate any cases of sexual misconduct brought to the institution's attention. The Department of Education urges compliant higher education institutions to respond to these accusations in a manner that is prompt and equitable. If the school fails to do so, its federal funding is at stake. Complainants (the reporter of the complaint) and especially respondents (the person accused of sexual misconduct) should understand that their school will approach their case with the utmost seriousness, and each party should follow suit.
Filing a Complaint
Any individual with knowledge of an alleged incident of sexual misconduct is encouraged to report to the Title IX Coordinator. Complaints are to include the names of the people inv