Missouri Baptist University is committed to fostering an environment that is free of sexual violence of any kind. All members of the University community share responsibility for fostering this environment by adhering to standards of conduct consistent with this policy. The University seeks to provide a supportive climate that will encourage individuals to report incidents of sexual violence. Accordingly, this policy is designed to provide prompt and compassionate support services, ensure that appropriate steps are taken when a complaint is made, and protect the rights of all parties throughout the process.
The Dean of Students Office oversees complaints employees and students related to Sexual Misconduct and Relationship Violence that do not meet the definition of the Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy. All disclosures of these types of incidents are taken seriously.