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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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:
Fremont Police Department, 911
The Bridge, 24-hour crisis line, 402-727-7777.
Fremont Health Medical Center, 402-721-1610
The Bridge: www.bridgefromviolence.com