College Information

Sexual Violence/Sexual Misconduct

A primary concern of the Flint Hills Technical College (FHTC) is the health and well-being of each student and employee; therefore, FHTC is committed to creating a community that is free from acts of sexual violence. The Sexual Violence/Sexual Misconduct Policy complies with the Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (section 304(a)(5) of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, known as the “Campus SaVE Act” Sexual violence includes any unwanted, unwelcome, forceful or coercive sexual contact.

Harassment and Discrimination

Flint Hills Technical College seeks to create an atmosphere that recognizes and protects an environment of tolerance for all members of the college community. Federal law and college policy protect a number of groups from unlawful discrimination. The College makes all decisions with reference to employment status and student status without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factors which cannot lawfully be considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

Moreover, the college regards inappropriate behavior, unfair treatment, or harassment of any individual to be inconsistent with its goal to provide an environment in which students, faculty, unclassified professionals, classified employees, and other members of the college community can develop intellectually, professionally, personally, and socially. These policies and procedures extend to all College personnel operating in a College sanctioned capacity, both on and off-campus.

  • Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Equal Pay Act of 1963, Pregnancy Act of 1978, Title IX of Education Amendments of 1972
  • FHTC Non-Discrimination Policy
  • Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniform Services Adjustment and Re- Adjustment Act of 1994

Title IX Coordinator and Deputy

The Title IX Coordinator is Lisa Kirmer, Vice-President of Student Services. She can be reached at 3301 West 18th Avenue, Emporia, KS 66801, 620-341-1325. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for the following:

  • Prepare and disseminate educational materials that inform members of the campus community of Title IX rights and responsibilities;
  • Coordinate training for employees and students;
  • Receive and process inquiries from students, employees, guests, visitors, and other third parties regarding rights and responsibilities concerning behavior or suspicion of behavior in violation of Title IX;
  • Issue findings of fact and recommendations for disposition of reports/complaints and notifies all parties regarding disposition;
  • Investigate alleged discrimination and/or harassment;
  • Conduct institutional monitoring;
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal law and regulations;
  • Provide ongoing consultation to the President and other College officials

Compliance Procedures

Release of Student Information

FHTC affords all its students their full rights as provided by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Unless specified in writing by the student, FHTC may release to anyone requesting such information the following “directory information” about the student:

  • Name
  • Current address and telephone number
  • Permanent address and telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • Date of birth
  • Year of school (i.e., freshman/sophomore)
  • Program of study
  • Enrollment status (i.e., full-time, half-time)
  • Country of citizenship
  • Participation in student clubs
  • Dates of attendance
  • Certificates or degrees awarded
  • Most recent educational institution attended other than FHTC

The College will not release any other information or records of a student to another party, except as explained below, without the written consent of the student. Such consent shall include the specific information or records to be released, the purpose(s) of such release, the party or parties to whom the information or records is/are to be released, the date of the request, and the student’s signature.

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