Important Policies and Misconduct Information

Franklin College Values YOU

Franklin College upholds a common set of values that enhances the community and sustains personal, spiritual, intellectual and professional growth for a lifetime. Our values encompass standards of behavior that reflect integrity, ethical conduct and speech. We embrace all forms of diversity and value empathy, sincerity and openness in the way we treat one another. Our community is an environment that is responsive to the needs of others. As such, discrimination, harassment, and sexual or other misconduct are not tolerated on our campus.

We believe that a culture of care is one in which honesty, responsibility, diversity, dignity, and respect are valued and practiced. As members of the Franklin College community, we commit ourselves to ensure that our actions match our values. If you experience or witness treatment that violates these principles, the following support and reporting options are available to you.


Please call 911 to report an emergency. In non-emergency situations, members of the campus community can report discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct here:


If you are not a current member of the campus community, contact the college’s Title IX Coordinator to report.

Title IX Coordinator – Steve Leonard 317.738.8899 or

All submitted reports are reviewed by the Title IX Coordinator.

Protection of Minors

Policy on the Protection of Minors (PDF)


Franklin College provides support to anyone who encounters misconduct as outlined in policies and procedures be found below. See below for reference to a range of contacts for support and assistance in addressing an instance of discrimination, harassment or related misconduct. Additionally, the Response Team can connect you with needed supports.

Sexual Harassment Resources (PDF)

Procedures for Reporting and Responding to Complaints of Discrimination, Harassment, and Misconduct Involving a Student, Student Organization or Employee as the Respondent (PDF)

Resources for Victims of Sexual Assault (PDF)