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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
University Director
Offfice of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
Poplars Building, rm 825
400 East Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
812-855-7559
jknost@indiana.edu

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 Coordinator: For Students

Karen L White
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Services
Administration Building, 103
1700 Mishawaka Avenure
South Bend, IN 46634-7111
574-520-4273
kwhite@iusb.edu

If you have a complaint against an Indiana University student for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Services.

The Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Services is responsible for Title IX compliance for matters involving students, including training, education, communication, and administration of the grievance procedure for all complaints against IU students.


Title IX Deputy Coordinator: For Faculty, Staff and Visitors

Susan Lee
Director
Office of Affirmative Action
Administration Building, 247A
1700 Mishawaka Avenure
South Bend, IN 46634-7111
574-520-4384
aaoffice@iusb.edu

If you have a complaint against an Indiana University faculty or staff member or visitor for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact the The Director of Affirmative Action.

The Director of Affirmative Actionis responsible for Title IX compliance for matters involving faculty and staff, including training, education, communication, and administration of the grievance procedure for all complaints against faculty, staff and visitors, including those complaints filed by students.


Title IX Deputy Coordinator: For Athletics

Gary Demski
Director of Student Athletics
Student Activities Center 130C
1700 Mishawaka Avenure
South Bend, IN 46634-7111
574-520-4457
gdemski@iusb.edu

Complaints against Indiana University Students and Employees in Athletics
If you have a complaint against an IU student, coach or administrator for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you may contact one of the offices listed above, or you may contact the Director of Student Athletics who will facilitate the handling of the complaint with the appropriate office.

Gender Equity in Athletics
If you have a complaint about gender equity in IU athletics programs, you should contact the Director of Student Athletics who is responsible for Title IX Compliance in matters related to gender equity in IU athletics programs.


Police

Sexual Assault
To file a complaint of sexual assault, you may contact one of the offices above, depending on who the complaint is against (faculty/staff, visitor or student) and you may also contact:

Indiana University: South Bend Police Department
2001 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, IN 46634-7111
574-520-4499(non-emergency)
911 (emergency)
iupdsb@iusb.edu


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