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Student Conduct & Case Management

The Student Conduct process at Austin Peay State University is focused on providing students a community entrusted with personal responsibility and accountability achieved through fair and consistent investigations and resolutions of alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct. The Office is committed to providing impartial and educational processes that foster the highest standards of ethical behavior, student learning, and civic responsibility while promoting an environment that respects the rights of all students

What is BIT?

The focus of APSU’s Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) is to encourage faculty, staff, and students to communicate and respond regarding students of concern. Whenever concerning students and their situations are brought to the attention of the intervention team, BIT members meet to gather data and plan for a coordinated response. The ultimate goal is to provide students of concern with assistance, to mitigate risk, or both. The BIT’s ultimate goal is to help keep the APSU community healthy and safe through early, appropriate intervention and to promote a safe environment focused on student learning and success.  The campus community will be educated on an ongoing basis regarding the team and its operations and how to respond to students of concern. To report a student of concern, click here

 

Who's on the team? 

Jo Baldwin, Director of Student Conduct & Case Management- University Center 206 baldwinj@apsu.edu 

Gregory Singleton, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students- University Center 206 singletong@apsu.edu 

Joe Mills, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs & Director of Housing, Residence Life & Dining Services- Miller Hall 121 millsj@apsu.edu 

Jeff Rutter, Director of Boyd Health Services & Counseling Services- Ard Building (Corner of College St. and University Ave.) rutterj@apsu.edu 

Jamie McCrary, Director of Disability Services- University Center 114 mccraryj@apsu.edu 

Michael Kasitz, Director of Public Safety & Chief of Police- Shasteen kasitzm@apsu.edu 

Lynn Crosby, Vice Provost and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs- Browning 109 crosbyl@apsu.edu 

Costin Shamble, University Attorney- Browning 151 shamblec@apsu.edu 

 

 

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among college students. If you are interested in being trained in QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) there are several opportunities: 

  • Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. University Center, Room 308
  • Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. University Center, Room 308
  • Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. University Center, Room 308

Resources if you or someone you know is in crisis:

  • APSU Counseling Services: Ard Building- Corner of College St. & University Ave. (931) 221-6162
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800) 273-8255
  • APSU Campus Police: Shasteen Building (931) 221-7786
  • Student Affairs: University Center, Room 206 (931) 221-7341

APSU is committed to educating our campus community about Sexual Misconduct. There are several opportunities to learn more about our campus policy as well as learn how to report, who to report to, and what the University is required to do once we have knowledge that something occurred. The Fall 2018 schedule is as follows: 

  • October 1: Dating/Domestic Violence Educational Kickoff, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., UC Lobby. Giveaways and educational materials will be given away at this interactive tabling event.
  • October 17: Lunch & Learn, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. African American Cultural Center. Join staff from Student Affairs and the Counseling Center to discuss issues of Sexual Violence on campus and in our community. Lunch will be provided.
  • October 18: Upstander Training, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. One person, one action, can deter a perpetrator who believes no one will intervene. Come learn the skills you need to help keep our community safe from sexual violence and other destructive acts. Dinner will be provided
  • October 26: Clothesline Project, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Students, faculty, and staff will design t-shirts with messages to raise awareness of the impact of interpersonal violence. The t-shirts will be on display in the UC Plaza. 
  • November 11: You Have the Power, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Join us for a discussion on understanding sexual assault. Included in the discussion will be a screening of "I Never Thought it was Rape," panel discussion will follow. Light refreshments will be provided. 
  • November 13: Upstander Training, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. One person, one action, can deter a perpetrator who believes no one will intervene. Come learn the skills you need to help keep our community safe from sexual violence and other destructive acts. Dinner will be provided
  • November 27: Upstander Training, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. One person, one action, can deter a perpetrator who believes no one will intervene. Come learn the skills you need to help keep our community safe from sexual violence and other destructive acts. Dinner will be provided.