Effective January 1, 2020, Texas Education Code (TEC), Section 51.253(c) requires an institution or system’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to submit a report (“CEO Report”) at least once during each fall or spring semester to the institution’s governing body and post the report on the organization’s internet website. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) requires annual certification of compliance for the TEC requirements in October of each year. The CEO Report must contain (1) all reports received by employees under the TEC, Section 51.252 that constitutes “sexual harassment,” “sexual assault,” “dating violence,” or “stalking” (as defined in the TEC, Section 51.251), and (2) any disciplinary actions taken under TEC, Section 51.255.
For the purposes of complying with these CEO’s TEC reporting requirements, the following CEO Report includes all of the required reporting by University of Texas at Austin to the U.T. System Board of Regents for the respective academic year: