Retaliation is typically a significant adverse action taken against an individual because the individual participated in an internal complaint process. Retaliation is a serious offense!

No one shall be retaliated against for raising a concern of sexual violence, sexual or gender-based harassment, domestic or dating violence, or stalking in good faith as a Complainant, or for participating as a witness, an investigator, or in any other capacity.

A complaint of retaliation may be investigated and may lead to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment or otherwise terminating the individual’s relationship with the Academy. If any individual has concerns about retaliation, he or she should contact a Title IX Coordinator or the Human Resources office.