52 NSU STUDENT HANDBOOK 2023-24 have a conflict of interest or bias for or against complainants or respondents generally or an individual complainant or respondent. 2.2.5. Institutions must ensure the Title IX Coordinator(s), investigator(s), decision- maker(s), and any person(s) who facilitate an informal resolution process receive training on the definition of sexual harassment; the scope of the education activity or program; how to conduct an investigation and grievance process including hearings, appeals and informal resolution processes, as applicable; and how to serve impartially, including by avoiding prejudgment of the facts at issue, conflicts of interest, and bias. 2.2.6. Institutions must ensure the decision-maker(s) receive training on any technology to be used at a live hearing and on issues of relevance of questions and evidence, including when questions and evidence about the complainant’s sexual predisposition or prior sexual behavior are not relevant. 2.2.7. Institutions must ensure that investigators receive training on issues of relevance to create an investigative report that fairly summarizes relevant evidence. 2.2.8. Any materials used to train Title IX Coordinators, investigators, decision- makers, and any person who facilitates an informal resolution process, must not rely on sex stereotypes and must promote impartial investigations and adjudications of formal complaints 2.2.9. Institutions must include a presumption that the respondent is not responsible for the alleged conduct until a determination regarding responsibility is made at the conclusion of the grievance process. Determinations on responsibility will be made using the preponderance of the evidence standard. The preponderance of the evidence indicating responsibility is shown if, in considering all the evidence it is more likely than not that the respondent is responsible for the alleged conduct. 2.2.10. Institutions may grant temporary delays or extensions of any deadline set forth in this policy which occur prior to the hearing, for good cause such as the absence of a party, a party’s advisor, or a witness; concurrent law enforcement activity (excluding cooperative agreements); or the need for language assistance or accommodation of disabilities. If any such temporary delays or extensions are granted the institution must notify the parties in writing of the reason for any such short-term delay or extension. 2.2.11. Following a determination of responsibility by the institution, the disciplinary sanctions listed below in this section may be imposed on the respondent. More than one of these disciplinary sanctions may be imposed for any single finding of responsibility. Imposition of a disciplinary sanction may be delayed or suspended on such conditions as the institution may prescribe. Warning–A statement to the respondent that the respondent has violated this policy. Probation–Probation is for a designated period of time and includes the probability of more severe disciplinary sanctions if the respondent is later found to have engaged in any additional violation(s) during the probationary period. Loss of Privileges–Denial of specified privileges for a designated period of time. The privileges of continued participation in institutional activities, and/or access to institutional facilities or residences may be conditioned upon participation in or completion of educational programming at the respondent’s expense. Restitution – Compensation for loss, damage, or injury. This may take the form of appropriate service, money, or material replacement. Educational/Personal Development Sanctions – work assignments, service to