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Office of Institutional Compliance

The Office of Institutional Compliance

Mission Statement: The Office of Institutional Compliance at Lincoln Memorial University is committed to upholding the values stated in the University Mission and Purpose Statement as well as the University’s Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Nondiscrimination Policy. The Office of Institutional Compliance investigates allegations of prohibited discrimination, harassment, and retaliation involving members of the LMU academic community. The Office of Institutional Compliance is committed to identifying and providing appropriate training for students, faculty, staff, and affiliated organizations to ensure compliance with state and federal laws to create an environment conducive to growth and learning.                                                               

Kelly Hawk, Title IX Coordinator/Institutional Compliance Officer
(423) 869-6618
[email protected] or [email protected] 
Office: Grant-Lee 115 (Harrogate), D.S.O.L. 249 (Knoxville)
Title IX Incident Report Form

  •   Title IX Policy and Procedures 

    The Office of Institutional Compliance manages reports of sexual harassment under Title IX. To view the LMU Sexual Harassment/Title IX Policy, click here.

    For more Information Lincoln Memorial University's Title IX Policy and Procedures, click here

    To report an incident of possible sexual harassment to the Title IX Coordinator, click here

  •   Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy

    Lincoln Memorial University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action educational institution. In support of its Mission Statement, LMU is committed to equal opportunity in recruitment, admission, and retention for all students and in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and retention for all employees. In furtherance of this commitment, Lincoln Memorial University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in all University programs and activities.

    Click here to read LMU's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy.

  •   Other Forms of Discrimination 

    The Office of Institutional Compliance oversees the University's compliance with federal laws and handles complaints of discrimination. For more information on reporting discrimination, other than sexual harassment, please click here.

  •   Clery Act 

    Lincoln Memorial University makes a good faith effort to obtain and report all relevant crime statistics in accordance with the Clery Act, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and other federal and state regulations. More information on LMU's Clery Act compliance can be found here.

  •   Resources 

    The Office of Institutional Compliance is committed to connecting individuals who may have experienced discrimination or harassment to the support they need. In addition to the LMU Title IX Coordinator and Campus Police, these resources may be able to help.