Tucker Hipps Transparency Act

The 2015-2016 Tucker Hipps Transparency Act states that all public institutions of higher education, excluding technical colleges, shall provide a public report of actual findings of violations of the institution's Conduct of Student Organizations by fraternity and sorority organizations formally/currently affiliated with the institution.

Included in the Lander University report are violations of the Conduct Code for Student Organizations for offenses involving: alcohol, drugs, sexual assault, physical assault, and hazing.

This report must contain: name of the organization, when the organization was charged with misconduct, the dates on which the citation was issued or the event occurred, the date the investigation was initiated, a general description of the incident, the charges, findings and sanctions placed on the organization, and the date on which matter was resolved. Information specific to Lander by academic year, 2012 to present, is detailed below.

Please contact staff members below to obtain additional information related to findings, sanctions, and organizational sanction completion that is not protected under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), 20 U.S.C 1232g. The institution is required to provide this additional information pursuant to the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act.

Tracy Clifton
Director of Student Conduct
tclifton@lander.edu

Mike Rapay
Director of Student Activities and Engagement
mrapay@lander.edu

Jill Franklin
Assistant Director of Student Activities/ Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life
jfranklin@lander.edu