Actual Knowledge, Deliberate Indifference and Supportive Measures

Actual knowledge and deliberate indifference govern when and how a college must respond to reports of sexual harassment.

  • Actual knowledge menas a mandated reporter (i.e. college employee) has notice of sexual harassment or allegations of sexual harassment. 
  • Deliberate indifference is defined as actions that clearly unreasonable in light of the known circumstances.  Platt College will conduct a fact-specific inquiry, but will act with promptness, impartiality, freedom from conflicts of interest and exercising adherence to policies and procedures. 

Supportive Measures

Supportive measures at Platt College are defined as non-disciplinary, non-punitive individualized services offered as appropriate, as reasonably available, and without fee or charge to the complainant or the respondent.  Supportive measures are designed to preserve the complainant's access to education without unreasonably burdening the respondent.  Supportive measures are corrdinated by Michael Vigil, the Title IX Coordinator and are kept confidential to the extent reasonably possible.  Supportive measures will be offered and documented to the complainant and the respondent.

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