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Employee Training 

Faculty and staff with routine relationships and access to students are required to report any concerns or direct information related to an allegation of sex discrimination. Faculty and staff are instructed annually of their requirement to report incidents and provided instructions on how and to whom to report. New faculty and staff receive training as part of new employee or new faculty orientation, respectively. All employees receive training annually as of Advent (Fall) 2022. 

VOLUNTEER TO serve within the grievance process under the office of equity, equal opportunity, & title ix. This role is only for faculty & staff (NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH THE SAVE TEAM).

Members of this group serve in various roles throughout a Title IX/Other Discrimination grievance process under the Office of Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX. Candidates can participate in a rolling application process. 


Roles include:

  • Process Facilitation - Process facilitators work directly with the leadership of the Office of EEOT to assist involved parties through a Title IX/Other Discrimination grievance process.
  • Hearing Panelists - Members also serve as hearing panelists who hear, deliberate, and adjudicate various outcomes for Title IX/Other Discrimination cases. 
  • Appeal Committees - Where applicable, members may hear and decide appeals of Title IX/ Other Discrimination cases. 
  • Advisors - Advisors have the sole purpose of participating in the process of cross-examination within a Title IX hearing; however, advisors may also be present, but silent, throughout a Title IX grievance process.

Applications for service are accepted on a rolling basis; however, terms of service are annual (typically from July 1st to June 30th). Applicants are asked if they would like to renew their annual term in February of each year, so that training cohorts can be formed. Training formats are both online and in-person. All members are cross-trained to serve in all roles when needed.

helpful Information on student trainings

Select student leadership groups (i.e. Athletes, Proctors, FYP Mentors, Orientation Leaders, STIX, The WICK Women's Center, Freshmen) receive required Title IX training. All other students are given the opportunity to participate in regular Title IX training sessions throughout the year. 

Types of Employee Trainings

The Title IX Office offers a variety of employee trainings. At this time, all trainings are completed via Zoom or online.  Please complete any University required Title IX trainings within 30 days of hire.

All Training Materials

Looking for prior or recent Title IX Training Materials? Click below. Can't find what you are looking for? Contact Dr. Sylvia Gray directly at smgray@sewanee.edu

Help A Student Get Training

Click below for more information on student Title IX trainings. Freshmen trainings are offered online via the Dean of Students Office and must be completed prior to arriving at Sewanee. All other student Title IX trainings are offered by the Title IX office or by certified student facilitation trainers throughout the year. Student facilitation trainers are certified by the Title IX Coordinator to administer peer-to-peer trainings to Sewanee students.