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Title IX and Prevention Services

The Office of Title IX investigates sexual misconduct and relationship violence allegations, as well as provides Title IX training to the Bethel community. Included in the Office of Title IX is Prevention Services, which provides training and programming to address personal safety, sexual misconduct, substance use, suicide awareness, and more. Title IX applies to all of the Bethel community, including students, faculty, and staff.

Bethel University does not discriminate, either in the admission of students or in the administration of any of its educational policies, programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military service. Bethel University complies with the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the IRS Anti-Bias Regulation, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Any questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Bethel University Title IX Coordinator, Rachael Brooks.

Rachael Brooks
Title IX Coordinator & Preventions Coordinator
(O) 731-352-4246 (C) 731-352-4208
325 Cherry Ave., McKenzie, TN 38201

Inquiries regarding other types of discrimination can be addressed to the Chief Academic and Compliance Officer.

Phyllis Campbell
Chief Academic and Compliance Officer

For Staff concerns, contact the Director of Human Resources. 

Vicky Williams
Director of Human Resources

Incident Report Form

To report a suspected violation of Title IX, complete this form and email to

Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence Policy

Bethel's Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence Policy outlines Bethel University's Title IX policy, in addition to highlighting the reporting obligations of Responsible Employees and Campus Security Authorities.

Alcohol & Drug Policy

The University expects its students to obey the law. Therefore, a violation of alcohol or drug laws while admitted to the University, wherever that violation occurs, is a violation of the University’s expectations. Read Bethel's complete Alcohol & Drug Policy.

is a brief self-assessment tool available for use by students to examine their alcohol or cannabis use. Students can also complete a module focusing on sexual violence prevention. Alcohol and Cannabis eCHECKUPs provide immediate personalized feedback about individual use patterns, specific health and personal consequences, unique personal and family risk factors, campus and community support, and emergency services. Answers are CONFIDENTIAL. No name is attached to the form, and no personally identifiable information from the surveys will be stored.

Community Resources

The Office of Counseling Services

Bethel's Office of Counseling Services provides counseling services to promote self-care, psychotherapy, psych-education, community resources, and consultation per the student’s needs. The student is provided with interventions, techniques, and supportive resources that increase personal strengths, resilience, and stamina for success while attending Bethel University and transitioning to new opportunities in society. For more information, email

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital Emergency Department

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital Emergency Department is the only hospital in the local area that provides Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE).

Wo/Men's Resource and Rape Assistance Program (WRAP)

WRAP partners with our community to uplift individuals and families whose lives have been traumatized by domestic abuse or sexual assault.

For more information on community resources, contact the Office of Title IX and Prevention Services at or (731) 352-4246.

Online Resources

Student Code of Responsibility

For Bethel University's Student Code of Responsibility, see The Student Log.

The Office of the Dean of Students handles violations of the Student Code of Responsibility. For more information, email


RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

The mission of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.

Title IX Regulations Compliance Trainings

Click to view Title IX trainings