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Mandatory Reporters When the Complainant Is a University Student

Employee Is the employee a mandatory reporter when the complainant is a university student?
Title IX Coordinator/Office of Equity & Diversity Yes
Deputy Title IX Coordinators Yes
Faculty members Yes
Exempt, non-student staff members Yes (except for Confidential Employees identified in Section 4.1.1 – Confidential Employees are not Mandatory Reporters if they receive the information from a Complainant who is a patient or a client)
Academic advisors, but not including student tutors Yes
Faculty and staff advisors to registered student organizations Yes
Resident Assistants and Graduate Assistants (e.g., Graduate Teaching Assistants, Academic Advisors, Graduate Assistants in Athletics) Yes, if the report is received in the assistant’s University employment capacity (except for a graduate assistant who receives the information while working for a Confidential Employee identified in Section 4.1.1)
A University employeewhom the University has designated as a “Campus Security Authority”for purposes of Clery Act compliance (clery.utk.edu) Yes, if the report concerns a Clery Act crime that occurred on Clery Act Geography (the report must be sent to UTPD)
Employees who arenot identified in this Appendix B No

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