Title IX Staff and Committee
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §1681 is a federal law that bans sex discrimination in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance.
The Title IX Committee is formally charged with advising the President of the University on matters relating to the University’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. These deal with nondiscrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities receiving or benefiting from federal financial assistance.
Specifically, the committee must monitor, evaluate, and determine if sex equity exists in the areas of Financial Aid, Student Housing, Admissions, Intercollegiate Athletics, and Compensation. The committee must also coordinate the University’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX and its implementing regulation; including the investigation of complaints of discrimination based on sex, including sexual harassment, and sex and gender based violence.
COMPOSITION AND TENURE:
The Title IX Committee is composed of staff, a faculty representative, and a student representative by appointment of the President. The Title IX Committee’s charge is to advise the President of the University on matters relating to the University’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Title IX Coordinator serves as chair of the committee.
Title IX 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.”
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §1681, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)
Voorhees University Sexual Misconduct Policy, Volume II: Campus Community & External Affairs Policies, Section 2.1.7 prohibits discrimination and sexual harassment.
TITLE IX COORDINATORS:
If you have a complaint of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sex or gender based violence, you may contact any one of the officials listed below, who will facilitate the handling of the complaint with the appropriate office.