On May 6, 2020 the Department of Education released its final regulations around campus sexual harassment under Title IX. Our office and key partners are carefully reviewing the regulations to ensure the College is compliant by the August 14, 2020 effective date and will communicate all changes to our current policies and procedures at that time.
Sexual misconduct is a community issue and it takes a community to prevent it. Our campus sexual misconduct prevention & response efforts will continue to be focused in four ways: (1) through campus policies that reflect the federal guidelines as well as campus values, (2) a response/adjudication process that is clear and supportive, (3) ongoing sexual violence prevention and healthy relationships education, and (4) creating a community that is survivor supportive.
We will continue to align our practices with the mission and the vision of the College, centering the well-being of our students and the safety of our community. Thank you for your patience and understanding. As always, if you have ideas or suggestions, please be in touch.
- Bindu Jayne, Title IX Coordinator