Title IX

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. It 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, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX)

Sex discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Who to Contact

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX for students, faculty, and staff may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Merritt Nelson, Vice President for Student Affairs, nelson@midlandu.edu, 402-941-6400.

Initial reporting of incidents

All incidents should be reported immediately to one of the following offices:

Safety & Security Office, 402-941-6444

Student Affairs, 402-941-6404

Student Health, 402-941-6450

Student Counseling, 402-941-6027

Human Resources, 402-941-6048

Staff in these offices will treat each case with sensitivity and confidentiality. In order for staff to respond effectively to an incident, it should be reported as soon as possible.

Midland University's policy on sexual harassment and sexual assault

For a complete review of Midland University's policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault, follow this link to the Student Handbook.

Report it!

Every report of Sexual and/or Relationship Misconduct will be taken seriously and action will be taken as appropriate.

Remember, you are not alone!

The following offices can provide you with the assistance and support you need:

Community Resources

Fremont Police Department, 911

The Bridge, 24-hour crisis line, 402-727-7777.

Fremont Health Medical Center, 402-721-1610

Campus Resources

Vice President for Student Affairs and Title IX Coordinator, Merritt Nelson, email: nelson@midlandu.edu402-941-6400

Student Services Coordinator, Kris Dvorak, email: dvorak@midlandu.edu402-941-6404

Safety & Security Office, email: security@midlandu.edu402-941-6444

Student Health, Serina Bowen, email: studenthealth@midlandu.edu402-941-6450

Student Counseling, Leaha Hammer LMHP, email: hammer@midlandu.edu, 402-941-6027

Director of Campus Ministries, Brandon Van Marel, email: vanmarel@midlandu.edu402-941-6205

Helpful links

The Bridge: www.bridgefromviolence.com