Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities in federally funded schools at all levels.
Title IX protects students, employees, applicants for admission and employment, and other persons from all forms of sex discrimination, including discrimination based on gender identity or failure to conform to stereotypical notions of masculinity or femininity. For more information, see the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights Title IX Resource Guide.
Sex discrimination is prohibited by the University’s Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy. Any act of harassment and/or discrimination based on sex including sexual harassment, sexual assault/misconduct, dating/domestic violence, stalking, gender and/or gender identity or expression is prohibited under this Policy.
The University’s Title IX Coordinator is responsible for the University’s Title IX compliance program, which includes oversight and implementation of the University’s Title IX policies and grievance procedures. The Title IX Coordinator directs the coordination of related education, training, and prevention program and monitors the campus climate.