title ix at elmhurst
title ix of the education amendments of 1972 (“title ix”) is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded education programs and activities.
title ix states:
“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.”
discrimination on the basis of sex includes sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking. all students, faculty, staff, other members of the university community, and contractors, consultants and vendors doing business or providing services to elmhurst university are protected under title ix.
elmhurst university is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment free of all forms of sex discrimination and harassment. in addition to title ix, elmhurst university complies with the campus save act, the preventing sexual violence in higher education act of illinois, and other state and federal regulations.
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