Title IX

UT Health Science Center does not tolerate sexual discrimination. Title IX helps protect the students and employees across our campus.

What is Title IX?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It states “no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

UT Health Science Center is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment that is free from discrimination based on sex in accordance with:

  • Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits sex discrimination in employment
  • The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE Act)

Sexual misconduct is a form of sex discrimination and will not be tolerated. Sexual misconduct includes:

  • Sexual harassment
  • Sexual violence
  • Sexual assaults
  • Stalking
  • Domestic violence and/or dating violence
  • Individuals who engage in sexual misconduct and other inappropriate sexual conduct will be subject to disciplinary action.

Reporting Incidents

Report Online/Anonymously

Information on Reporting
Report Here

Report to a Coordinator

Donny Henry, Title IX Coordinator


Kate Starnes, Deputy Coordinator


Jaquitta Burks, Investigator


Cara Wreyford, Investigator


Justin McAninch, Investigator


Emergency Phone Numbers

Off-campus emergencies: 911

On-campus emergencies: University Police Department, 903-877-4444

Non-emergencies: University Police Dispatch, 903-877-5297