Office of Equity and Inclusion: Title IX

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What is Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that states that:

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under an educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Read More.

Marywood University is committed to adhering to all federal and state law related to Title IX. It is our commitment to protect our students, faculty, and staff from sexual or gender based misconduct including discrimination, assault, and harassment.

As outlined in the Sexual Misconduct Policy, Marywood does not condone and will not tolerate sexual discrimination or sexual violence of any kind, including, but not limited to, rape, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, sexual exploitation, harassment based on sex, sexual activity for which there is no consent, or any other misconduct that may violate this Sexual Misconduct and Complaint Procedures Policy if it is sex/gender-based, including hazing, bullying, and cyberbullying.

The definitions below are used often used in the Office of Equity and Inclusion and are outlined in the Sexual Misconduct Policy.

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Title IX Training Materials Effective August 2020