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Title IX Anti-Harassment Policy

Title IX Anti-Harassment Policy

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Lyon College does not discriminate and prohibits discrimination against or harassment of students, faculty, staff, or employees (“community members”) based on sex. Lyon College also prohibits discrimination against or harassment of visitors to Lyon College based on sex. Any community member or visitor who believes they have been subjected to discrimination or harassment based on sex is encouraged to report such discrimination or harassment. Lyon is committed to conducting a prompt investigation (in accordance with the procedure set forth in “Professional Behavior Policy Including Prohibition of Harassment and Sexual Harassment and Reporting Procedure”). Persons wishing to report acts of sexual discrimination or harassment should, depending upon the complainant’s status as a student, faculty member, staff member, employee, or visitor, report the harassment to the following person:

For faculty:

Dr. Kurt Grafton
Provost and Dean of the Faculty
anthony.grafton@lyon.edu
(870) 307-7315

For staff:

Celeste Bradley
Interim Title IX Coordinator
titleix@lyon.edu

Sh'Nita Mitchell
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Residential Education/Training and Development Specialist
shnita.mitchell@lyon.edu

For students:

Celeste Bradley
Interim Title IX Coordinator
titleix@lyon.edu

Sh'Nita Mitchell
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
shnita.mitchell@lyon.edu

Danell Hetrick
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Dean of Students
danell.hetrick@lyon.edu

For staff, faculty, students, and visitors:

Celeste Bradley
Interim Title IX Coordinator
titleix@lyon.edu

Sh'Nita Mitchell
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
shnita.mitchell@lyon.edu     

Danell Hetrick
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Dean of Students
danell.hetrick@lyon.edu                                                                                

Alternatively, for faculty, staff, and students:

United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights
1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1620
Dallas, TX  72501
(214) 661-9600

Community members or visitors found to have engaged in acts of sexual harassment will be promptly disciplined, with such discipline to include, without limitation, up to and including suspension or expulsion for students, termination of employment for faculty and staff, and being barred from the premises for visitors. 

Lyon College encourages all community members to work together to prevent acts of harassment based on sex. 

Rights of Complainants and Respondents