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Sexual Misconduct (Title IX)

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits sexual discrimination in federally funded educational programs or activities.  Sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, is a form of sexual discrimination.  Texas State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, including discrimination based on sex.  In order to address concerns related to sex discrimination on campus, Texas State University has appointed Ameerah McBride as Title IX Coordinator.

Texas State University Policies Related to Title IX

Who is the Title IX Coordinator?

Ameerah McBride is the Title IX Coordinator for Texas State University. Ameerah also serves as Chief Diversity Office and Director of the Office of Equity and Access. She is committed to providing a prompt and equitable response to all reports of sexual discrimination.

As Title IX Coordinator, Ameerah's job duties include the following:

  • Oversee Title IX compliance
  • Ensure prompt and equitable resolutions
  • Establish a centralized reporting process for all sexual misconduct allegations
  • Conduct on-going and annual climate checks/tracking/monitoring of sexual misconduct allegations on campus
  • Coordinate all training, education and prevention efforts

         Contact Information

          601 University Drive
          J. C. Kellam 164
          San Marcos, TX 78666

          Email:  TitleIX@txstate.edu
          Phone: 512-245-2539

Complaint Process Overview

Incident report received > Initial Assessment > Outreach to Complainant > Respondent Due Process > Investigation > No Violation of Policy [OR] Violation of Policy > Right to Appeal

Complaint Process Overview (PDF)

Additional Resources

For a list of useful terms related to complaints please visit our Useful Terms page.

For resources regarding determining consent please visit our Determining Consent page.

For information regarding the Title IX Collaborative please visit our Title IX Collaborative page.

Sexual Misconduct

You can file a report for someone else, anonymously, or using a pseudonym.

Texas State University System Sexual Misconduct Policy

Sexual Misconduct Policy

If you need to make a report, please contact Ameerah McBride, Title IX Coordinator, at 512-245-2539.