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Conduct) and Policy 1500.05 (Code of Conduct) and will result in disciplinary action.

13. RETALIATION: Any personwho retaliates against an individual reportingmisconduct, filing

a misconduct complaint or participating in an investigation is subject to disciplinary

action up to and including suspension, expulsion or termination.

14. TRAINING: LRSC will engage in prevention and awareness training for students and

employees. Annual training for LRSC’s conduct and misconduct policies will be

provided. Student training will focus on how to file a misconduct complaint, discussion

on consent and incapacitation, resources available, complaint procedures, and

bystander intervention. Employee training will focus on how to appropriately respond

to misconduct complaints, the procedures to file a complaint and the importance of

confidentiality. More comprehensive training will be provided to Title IX coordinators,

investigators and others involved in the adjudication process.

15. THE TITLE IX COORDINATOR is responsible for coordinating compliance with federal

and state discrimination and sexual harassment laws. The Title IX Coordinator is also

responsible to:

a. Ensure an up-to-date Sexual Misconduct & Title IX Compliance Policy,

b. Provide educational programs regarding harassment, discrimination and

misconduct,

c. Respond to, investigate and seek resolutions to Title IX complaints,

d. Ensure impartial, fair and prompt investigation into all complaints,

e. Provide training to students and employees,

f. Oversee all Title IX complaints and reporting of student and employee misconduct,

g. Identify and address all systems relating to misconduct, and

h. Collaborate with law enforcement when investigations overlap.

LRSC has reporting obligations under The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security

Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). LRSCmust disclose information about

certain crimes that occur on campus, on public property within or immediately adjacent

to the campus, and in or on other buildings or property that are owned or controlled by

LRSC. The Clery Act also requires LRSC to issue timely warning notices about crimes that

pose a serious or on-going threat to the campus community. The Director of Institutional

Effectiveness is responsible for Clery Act reporting and compliance.

STUDENT COMPLAINT AND

GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES

LRSC POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUAL SECTION 800.31

01. Complaints and grievances from students will be handled consistently with the State

Board of Higher Education policies and the North Dakota University System procedures.

02. Any college employee or student may file a verbal or written complaint with the Director

of Student Services against any student for misconduct.

03. Students alleging improper, unfair, arbitrary or discriminatory treatment should first

discuss the grievance with the college official, who was involved in the disputed action.

If the complaint is not resolved, the student may bring the concern to the Director of

Student Services who will forward it to the appropriate supervisor.

04. Financial Appeals Procedure: The following procedure should be used to appeal a billing

that a student believes is incorrect or unfair: