Several new staff members have joined the Office of Equity and Diversity to improve our efforts to create and maintain a learning, living, and working environment free from all forms of sexual misconduct and relationship violence. The three professionals report to Jenny Richter, associate vice chancellor and campus Title IX coordinator. The team works closely
As a UT employee, it is important for you to know your obligations if a student or employee reports sexual assault, sexual misconduct, relationship violence, or stalking and retaliation concerns.
Red Zone is a term commonly used to describe the period in the fall semester when students are statistically more at risk for sexual assault.
UT is restructuring and investing more resources in two of the primary offices that handle sexual assault investigations, reporting responsibilities, and support and care for victims of sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking.
In April, UT’s Center for Health Education and Wellness, along with partner organization the Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee, coordinated events, held discussions, and provided training sessions as part of national Sexual Assault Awareness Month to raise awareness and help prevent sexual violence.
The Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee will host an open house from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28.
The Center for Health Education and Wellness is hosting a Safe Spring Break event from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday, March 7, on the lawn adjacent to the Humanities Amphitheater.
The award-winning documentary Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic will be screened at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, in the Hodges Library auditorium.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek invites all UT Knoxville employees to a lunch celebrating the launch of a new employee wellness program, Be Well. The event will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 28, in Thompson-Boling Arena.
Be Well will serve as a resource bank for organizing campus wellness activities and a central point for information and services that can help.
Be Well is enlisting the help of Wellness Champions to bring information about the initiative and resources into their departments and to encourage and support those around them as they adopt healthier habits.
Students and staff in the Center for Health, Education, and Wellness created a time-lapse video of themselves painting the Rock to thank the campus community for their participation in the Red Zone awareness event in September.