XVI. RECORDS RETENTION

The University shall retain for a period of seven (7) years after the date of case closure: the official file relating to an investigative resolution, including any investigation hearing, sanctioning, and/or appeals processes involving allegations of Prohibited Conduct. In cases in which a Respondent was found to have violated the Policy and was expelled, the University may retain such official case files indefinitely.

XVII. POLICY REVIEW

This Policy is maintained by the OIE, DOS, and OGC. The University will review and update this Policy, as appropriate, each year. The University will evaluate, among other things, any changes in legal requirements, existing University resources, and the resolution of cases from the preceding year.

XVIII. ANNUAL REPORT

The Title IX Coordinator will issue an Annual Report providing an overview of the number and nature of reports of Prohibited Conduct received during the preceding fiscal year. The report will provide the community with an overview of response efforts.

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