TIXS OUT & ABOUT
Sharing crucial information surrounding Title IX through media and speaking engagements
Adrienne Mathis contributed to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s article “Ways to Help Vulnerable Foreign Students Know Their Title IX Rights.” This article explored how to assist foreign students and scholors to navigate language and cultural barriers when filing a Title IX complaint.
Adrienne Mathis was quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education in an article regarding a research assistant who accused her former adviser of “sex slavery” to which he said she consented, and both ended up working in the same department.
Hosted by End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI), TIXS experts Patrick Mathis and Elizabeth Abdnour presented the webinar Understanding Title IX – What You Need to Know. In this webinar, they discussed the scope and jurisdiction of Title IX and its application to sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, in educational environments. How to recognize students’ rights and due process considerations under Title IX. How to understand the application of Title IX to the broader community.
In this episode of URMIA Matters (podcast), Preparing for Change in Title IX, Julie Groves interviews Pat Mathis, Co-founder and Managing Member- Title IX Solutions, LLC, about the upcoming changes in the Title IX regulations. Pat explains what the new regulations mean for colleges and universities, and how they affect the responsibilities of students, faculty, and staff. Pat also shares some practical tips and best practices for Title IX coordinators and risk managers to prepare for the new regulations, such as reviewing policies, training staff, and communicating with stakeholders. Julie and Pat also discuss some of the challenges and opportunities that the new regulations will bring for Title IX compliance and prevention efforts.
Tawny Alonzo and K-12 expert Mark Anthony Weiker trained Garfield Re-2 School District and surrounding districts’ Title IX Coordinators on their responsibilities under Title IX in Rifle, Colorado.
TIXS Co-Founder and Managing Member Patrick Mathis was quoted in the USA Today article “Personal text messages in Mel Tucker harassment case called largely irrelevant by experts.”
Adrienne Mathis and Tawny Alonzo presented the webinar Community Care: Responding Holistically to Title IX Sexual Violence for the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. This presentation engaged higher education administrators and campus community partners in collaborative conversations to provide a coordinated response to sexual violence.
Patrick Mathis co-presented with Jessica Kennedy at the University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) 2023 Annual Conference, which is an event for college and university risk managers from across the nation. This program focused on explaining the scope of Title IX and the grievance process, analyzed key issues presented in Title IX cases filed with the Office for Civil Rights as well as private litigation, and familiarized the audience with key changes proposed in the 2022 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Title IX.
Title IX Solutions held a regional Title IX Investigator Training in Keene, TX, led by our own professional investigators and policy experts. During this skills-based training, instructors shared their expertise with campus Title IX investigators to lay the foundations for compliant, thorough, and trauma-informed informed investigations. Leveraging decades of field experience, a comprehensive understanding of sexual harassment cases, and the latest studies surrounding trauma, investigators shared best practices with participants while aiming to provide every attendee with the necessary skills, materials, and protocols to investigate an incident with confidence.
During this session, Aligning Response: Building Partnerships Between Title IX Administrators and Campus Law Enforcement, Tawny and Tom discussed the differences between the responses of campus law enforcement and post-secondary institutions’ administrative response to sexual violence. The session detailed how to build a relationship between campus police and the Title IX office through training, memoranda of understanding, and communication. The presenters aimed to equip members of campus law enforcement and Title IX administrators with strategies to create a strong, multidisciplinary response to sexual violence on campus.
Adrienne Mathis presented on Responding to Sexual Harassment Abroad: Requirements and Best Practices at NAFSA: Association of International Educators both virtually and in-person in Denver, CO.
Friday, April 1, 2022
Patrick Mathis participated as a panelist in the Mississippi College Law Review’s Spring Symposium.
April 7, 2022
Alongside being a Gold Sponsor of the 2022 Wisconsin Association of International Educators, Inc (WAIE) Conference, Adrienne Mathis and Patrick Mathis presented their session on Responding to Sexual Assault on International University Campuses.