Title IX is the federal law the prohibits colleges and universities that receive federal funding from engaging in discrimination on the basis of sex. Sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, is a prohibited form of discrimination.
Title IX Coordinator
The College employs a Title IX Coordinator to oversee the College’s response to reports of sexual harassment, sexual violence, stalking, and relationship violence. The Title IX Coordinator, an independent office that reports directly to the President, is supported by two Deputy Title IX Coordinators. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for conducting the initial Title IX assessment, implementing interim remedies and protective measures for the individual and the community, initiating the investigation, and ensuring a fair and impartial resolution designed to stop the harassing conduct, address its effects, and prevent its recurrence.
The Title IX Coordinator provides oversight of all Title IX complaints to ensure compliance with local, state and federal authority. The Title IX Coordinator receives, reviews, and maintains records of all complaints in order to identify and address any systemic problems. The Title IX Coordinator also assesses student activities periodically to ensure that the practices and behaviors of the students do not violate the policies on sexual harassment and violence. These duties also include creating and implementing education, prevention, and training programs regarding sexual misconduct for the community.
The Title IX Coordinator is available to meet with students, staff and faculty.