Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It reads:
"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
--Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)
Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual assault.
While it is often thought of as a law that applies to athletics programs, Title IX is much broader than Athletics and applies to many programs at Indiana University. While compliance with the law is everyone’s responsibility at IU, listed below are the staff members who have primary responsibility for Title IX compliance.
Title IX Coordinator
Julie V. Knost
Offfice of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
Poplars Building, rm 825
400 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Duties and Responsibilities: Monitoring and oversight of overall implementation of Title IX Compliance at the University, including coordination of training, education, communications, and administration of grievance procedures for faculty, staff, students and other members of the University community.
Title IX Deputy Coordinators for each Campus
See each campus for the deputy coordinators on that campus.
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