Title IX

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Title IX’s benefits can be found in promoting equity in academic and athletics programs, preventing hostile environments on the basis of sex, prohibiting sexual harassment and sexual violence, protecting from retaliation and remedying the effects of other gender-based forms of discrimination.

For more information regarding Title IX, please see the Transylvania University Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination policy and/ or contact the Title IX Coordinator.