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ATIXA Newsletter

May 26th, 2016


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In ATIXA's monthly newsletter, we share a Tip of the Week, spotlight association news, and share our upcoming events. In addition, ATIXA brings you information relevant to the field of education and Title IX, with article updates and announcements directing you to relevant content. If you like the newsletter, we hope you will join ATIXA so that you can receive the weekly version of this great resource.


Reminder: May 31st Deadline for Denver Certification Trainings

June 12th - 16th, 2016 | Denver, CO
The Embassy Suites Denver - Downtown Convention Center

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 31st


ATIXA welcomes you to join us in Denver this summer! Training courses will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver - Downtown Convention Center.


For registration details, please visit our Denver website to review available course offerings and related registration rates. Questions can be directed to the ATIXA team at denver@atixa.org.


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Tip of the Week


Interviewing the Responding Party: Best Practices

Tip of the Week authored by Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., ATIXA Executive Director


I am starting to see a trend in interviewing the responding party that I hope we will reconsider as a field. As investigators become more proficient and professional, they seem to be taking tighter control of interviews.


To read the Tip, click here.


Resource Spotlight


Unconscious Bias, Stereotypes and Microagressions: How to Prevent These Subtle Forms of Discrimination from Affecting Your Workplace

Available for download from Workplace Answers


This e-book will help you identify and prevent subtle forms of discrimination in the workplace. Visit Workplace Answers to download your copy.


Litigation Update


ATIXA has added a new feature to your weekly member newsletter, a litigation update. As cases are filed, decided, or preliminary rulings of importance are reached, we will summarize them for you in digest form each week in your member newsletter. Download this week's Litigation Update.


Conference Call for Programs Submission Deadline Approaching


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Call for Programs Deadline: Friday, May 27th


Conference Call for Programs is now open! The conference committee welcomes program proposals for its 3rd Joint National Conference. Selections will be based on the relevance to the topics of Title IX and the Campus SaVE Act as they relate to a number of areas. Multiple proposals and co-presented sessions are encouraged.


Download the Call for Programs Concurrent Session Proposal | Read our Concurrent Session FAQs


Join the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) and the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators (SCOPE) for the 2016 ATIXA/SCOPE Joint National Conference, October 5th-8th. Opening Joint Conference Keynote Speaker has been announced! ATIXA and SCOPE welcome Laci Green as she addresses the conference about her online consent and prevention work.


Registration |  Pre- and Post-Cons | Scholarship Application |  Exhibits and Sponsors | Keynote Speakers


External Investigation Support Services from The NCHERM Group


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NCHERM-i is a trusted "go-to" service for the sensitive external investigation needs of colleges and universities across the United States. We can deploy more than twenty trained and experienced attorney investigators at a moment's notice to unravel what really happened, identify any gaps that led to crisis, and point the path forward to prevent reoccurence. We have four different investigation services to meet your needs, and can handle investigations of all sizes and complexity with the highest level of expedience, professionalism and organization. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of using NCHERM-i. Contact Ryan McDavis, at (610) 993-0229 ext. 1009 for details on how you can use the services provided by NCHERM-i.


LAST CHANCE: Unlimited U of Nine Use — Free for a Year!

U of Nine is an app-based solution to help colleges and universities educate students and employees about sexual violence, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence and stalking. Institutions that sign up by June 1st will receive a year of UNLIMITED FREE use of the U of Nine app. Sign up at www.uofnine.com.




Can't make it to Denver?


Train with us at a location near you!


Title IX/Section 304 Foundations of Policy & Process Certification Course

Level One

Civil Rights Investigator Certification Courses

Level One


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Don't see a training near you? Interested in hosting?


We are always adding new trainings to our schedule. Learn more about our requirements and timeline to host a Certification Course.


For more information on our CCC Program, see our FAQs or consult with our CCC Team.


Webinar Collaborations


The NCHERM Group & ATIXA have collaborated with Innovative Educators to share knowledge and expertise on best practices in higher education. Please click the links below for additional information.


Transgender Bathroom & Shower Issues: Advanced Case Studies

Tuesday, July 19 from 3:00-4:00pm ET

Use coupon code “web50″ to receive $50 off your registration.


Please note that collaborative webinars provided by Innovative Educators are not eligible for ATIXA member benefits. For more information, please click here.


Products & Services Available from ATIXA

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For a complete listing of available products and services from ATIXA, view the Spring 2016 Catalog.


Title IX Blog

An Interdisciplinary Resource For News, Legal Developments, Commentary and Scholarship About Title IX

By Founders & Contributors Erin Buzuvis, Professor of Law, Western New England University & ATIXA Advisory Board Member and Kristine Newhall, Ph.D., Women's Studies

See recent Blog Posts here.


Relevant News


The College Fix - College Cancels 'Men in Literature' Course, Says It's Too Focused On Men

The New York Times - How the Push to Advance Bathroom Rights for Transgender Americans Reached the White House

The Guardian - US Colleges Cut Ties with Scholarships That Ban HIV-Positive Applicants

Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals - Holding Universities Accountable: Protecting Transgender Students Under Title IX

Huffington Post - If You Think Trans Bathroom Access Doesn’t Matter, Listen To This Girl’s Story

The Chronicle of Higher Education - 'Yes' to Sex? Students Consider What That Looks and Sounds Like (subscription required)

ABC News - Rape Survivors Say Brigham Young's Honor Code Kept Them From Speaking Out

PR Newswire - ATIXA and SCOPE Welcome Laci Green as the 2016 Joint Conference Opening Keynote Speaker

Huffington Post - If The Senate Can Agree On One Thing, It’s Basic Rights For Rape Survivors



Administrative Project Analyst - University of California, Berkeley
Prevention Educator (2 positions available) - University of California, Berkeley
Title IX Coordinator - University of Virginia
Title IX Investigator - Wake Forest University
Equal Opportunity Investigator - University of Wisconsin- Madison

Civil Rights Investigator – Virginia Commonwealth University

Prevention Education Coordinator – University of Carolina, Santa Barbara

Title IX Officer – San Jose State University

Survivor Services Coordinator/Campus Based Victim Advocate (2 positions) - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Violence Prevention Specialist – University of Wisconsin- Madison

Title IX Investigator – Northwestern University

Deputy Title IX Coordinator – Northwestern University

Associate Director/Compliance Officer – University of Arkansas

EEO Investigator/Coordinator – Washington State University

Coordinator, Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention – The University of Arizona

Title IX Coordinator – Lewis- Clark State College

Program Coordinator – University of Pennsylvania

Associate Director of the Office of Sexual Violence Prevention and Education – University of Pennsylvania

Director of Institutional Opportunity & Access/Title IX Coordinator - The University of Kansas

Civil Rights Investigator – University of Colorado Denvery, Anschutz Medical Campus

Deputy Title IX Coordinator – University of Colorado Denvery, Anschutz Medical Campus

Affirmative Action, Equity and Compliance Investigator – Northern Illinois University

Title IX Investigator – University of Cincinnati


Visit the ATIXA Job Board to learn more about these postings.

Submit your open position to ATIXA, free of charge. Please send all relevant information, including a link to the job post, to dana@atixa.org.



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