Title IX & Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct
“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.A. § 1681
Members of the Muskingum University community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, commuters, faculty, employees, vendors, guests, and visitors have the right to be free from all forms of gender-based and sex discrimination. All members of the campus community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others.
Title IX Policy (effective 8/14/2020)
Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct Policy (effective 10/14/2017 - 8/13/2020)
Muskingum's Title IX Policy was developed to reaffirm these principles, to provide a course of action for those individuals whose rights have been violated, and to provide a fair and equitable process for resolution of reports. The Policy applies to all members of the University community, regardless of an individual’s sex, gender identity, gender expression, and/or sexual orientation. The Title IX Policy complies with regulations adopted by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights and effective on August 14, 2020. For incidents that occurred prior to August 14, 2020, the University's Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct Policy will apply.
Disclaimer: The content of this webpage is designed to provide general guidance, which does not create, modify, or rescind any provision of the University’s policies. Any questions may be clarified by reading the Title IX Policy or by contacting the Assistant Vice President for Human Relations and Risk Management, who has been designated as the University’s Title IX Coordinator.