What is Title IX?
Title IX is a federal law that requires sex equity and nondiscrimination in all College programs, services, and activities. Some of the key requirements of this law are that the College will:
- Provide equal educational opportunity for all persons and is inclusive of students and community members regardless of their gender or gender identity.
- Stop and prevent hostile and offensive behavior, including but not limited to harassment or other forms of discrimination, involving sex, gender, or gender expression of any person.
- Provide ongoing information to increase awareness and prevention of sexual assaults and sexual misconduct.
- Promptly investigate and respond to concerns or complaints involving students’ rights and responsibilities, including harassment and discrimination, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, to maintain a safe, inclusive and equitable educational environment.
What does it all mean?
- Prohibits gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and sex violence.
- Protects against retaliation.
- Ensures a safe place to report, be heard, and receive support.
- Take action the college has a responsibility to immediately take steps to resolve the situation, end the violence, and work to prevent reoccurrence.
- Activities ensures fairness and equity in athletics, programs, clubs, and activities.
Who do I contact?
Title IX Coordinator - Employee Related Complaints
Director, Human Resources and Labor Relations
Title IX Coordinator - Student Related Complaints
Dr. Reneé Craig-Marius
Executive Vice President, Educational Programs and Services