Title IX

    SEXUAL ASSAULT AND VIOLENCE

    Sexual assault is one of the most serious offenses a person can face in college. In addition to school disciplinary action, the accused is potentially exposed to criminal charges and if convicted required to register as a sex offender.Read More
    Sexual Assault
    Sexual Harassment

    SEXUAL HARASSMENT

    Sexual harassment is different from sexual assault and does not need to involve any sexual conduct or sex acts. Sexual harassment occurs when a person is targeted or singled out for discrimination on the basis of sex. This behavior is prohibited under multiple state and federal laws.Read More

    STALKING

    Stalking is the repeated and unwelcome attention of another person, typically an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend or would-be partner. Victims almost always know their stalker.Read More

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    INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

    Violent or abusive behavior from an intimate partner can affect both men and women. In campus sexual codes and under Title IX, this falls under the general label of “intimate partner violence,” or IPV. But it is probably more commonly known as domestic and dating violence or abuse. Like other forms of sexual assault and violence, it often goes unreported. Victims have difficulty identifying abusive behaviors, blame themselves, or keep silent.Read More

    RETALIATION

    Some may fear to exercise their rights under Title IX because of negative repercussions, but taking action against someone simply because they file a Title IX complaint or because they have been accused is illegal.Read More

    SPORTS EQUITY

    Title IX is not only about sex. It is a civil rights statute with broad scope designed to secure equality in all areas of higher education. Before about 10 years ago, Title IX was best known for its role in sports equity.Read more
    Sports Equity