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Title IX

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Overview 

The College is committed to maintaining safe and healthy learning, living and working environments that are free from all forms of sexual violence, sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and retaliation. Consistent with this commitment, the College complies with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendment of 1972, which prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex in education programs and activities, as well as retaliation for the purpose of interfering with any right or privilege secured by Title IX. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission to or employment in its education programs and activities. 

In December 2014, the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education approved the new Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Affirmative Action Plan (EO Plan), which includes the College's Sexual Violence Policy. The Sexual Violence Policy prohibits all forms of sexual violence, sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and retaliation. These behaviors are antithetical to the College's educational mission and are prohibited forms of harassment under Title IX. The College provides educational and prevention programs, services for individuals who have been impacted by discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex, and accessible, timely and equitable methods of investigation and resolution of complaints. The Sexual Violence Policy and the Complaint Investigation and Resolution Procedures are intended to comply with Title IX, the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act, including the Campus SaVE Act, the Clery Act, and the guidance documents on Title IX issued by the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights and the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.

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Title IX Team


Contact

Courtney Wilson
Director/Title IX Coordinator
Kennedy Building, 2nd Floor, Room 245
cwilson24@massart.edu • 617.879.7751