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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. 

 

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- Univesity 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 

 

How do I refer someone to BIT?

Students- If you are concerned about a friend or classmate, please send an email to Jo Baldwin outlining your concern. baldwinj@apsu.edu 

Faculty & Staff- The behavioral intervention form is on web self-service under the "Employee" tab. 

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

 

  • Friday, September 29, 2017 2:00-3:30 p.m. University Center, Room 303
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:30-4:00 p.m. University Center Room, 312
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017 9:30-11:00 a.m. University Center Room, 312