Mississippi University for Women is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of minors who are entrusted to our care or visit our campus. The purpose of the Supervision of Minors on Campus policy is to describe requirements placed on administrators, faculty, staff, students, volunteers and others working with minors and to ensure their protection and fulfill our obligations.
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The following terms used in this policy are defined in the Mississippi University for Women Supervision of Minors on Campus Policy: Covered Adult; Authorized Adult and/or Program Staff; Minor; One-on-One Contact; Covered Program; Program Director; and Sponsoring Unit.
The Director of Outreach & Innovation and University Counsel shall serve as the Designated Officials for Mississippi University for Women.
A Covered Program in violation of this policy may be denied permission to continue operation in connection with Mississippi University for Women. Any violations of this policy by an individual will be handled in accordance with other applicable University policies and procedures, which for University employees may include disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. In addition, a person who fails to comply with Mississippi laws on mandatory reporting of child abuse, neglect and exploitation can face criminal prosecution.
Exceptions to these procedures may be granted by the Designated Official, following consultation with the University Counsel.