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Title IX
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”

Title IX Information

Arkansas State University-Beebe does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or disability in any of its practices, policies or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, employment, admissions, educational services, programs or activities which it operates or financial aid.

Students who believe they have been subjected to sexual discrimination or sexual harassment in violation of this procedure, should contact the Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Title IX Coordinator.

Students who wish to report a concern or complaint relating to sexual discrimination or sexual harassment, may do so in writing by emailing the completed Sexual Misconduct Incident Reporting Form to the Title IX Coordinator:

Title IX is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. 

Title IX benefits both males and females and is at the heart of efforts to create gender equitable schools. The Law requires institutions to maintain polices, practices, and programs that do not discriminate against anyone based upon sex. Arkansas State University is dedicated to addressing any incidences of sexual discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence with prompt action and equitable review. Individuals with questions or concerns are encouraged to contact a Title IX Coordinator. The University has designated a Title IX Coordinator for each campus.

More about Title IX, the ASU-Beebe grievance process and answers to many other questions may be found in the Sexual Discrimination and Title IX Resource Guide.

The Final Review Overview is an explanation of the US Department of Education requirements for how schools must respond to sexual harassment under the Title IX portion of the Education Amendments of 1972. Public Law No 92-318, 86 Stat. 253 (June 23, 1972) codified at 20 U.S.C sections 1681-1688.

Arkansas State University is committed to providing an educational and work environment for its students, faculty, and staff that is free from sexual discrimination. No form of sexual discrimination will be tolerated. If you have questions or concerns, please contact your campus Title IX Coordinator.

In accordance with the US Department of Education Title IX Regulations, colleges must make training materials used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision-makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution policy publicly available on our website.

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is a sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Education. Its primary focus is to enforce federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or membership in patriotic youth organizations and ensure equal access to education. 


Individuals with complaints of this nature have the right to file a formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Education:


U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights (OCR)

Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building

400 Maryland Avenue, SW

Washington, DC 20202-1100

Phone: 1.800.421.3481

Fax: 202.453.6012



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Contact Info

David Mayes | Title IX Coordinator | VP for Student Services

Teri Roper | Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Employees | Director of Human Resources

Catherine Burton | Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students | Director of Advising & Learning Center

Zackery Tucker | Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students | Dean of Students

Cody McMichael | Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students | Campus Operations Manager Heber Springs

Emily Fisher | Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students | Campus Operations Manager LRAFB & Searcy

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