Due to ongoing concerns posed by Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Title IX Office has moved its operations offsite until further notice. We will continue to provide services to the Clark community using telephonic and Zoom technology.
To speak with the Title IX Office, please contact Cherie Scricca, Title IX Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-508-793-7194.
Emails or voicemails left for the Title IX team will be returned at our earliest convenience.
For emergencies, please contact University Police at 1-508-793-7575.
Clark University is committed to providing a campus environment where all students, staff, and faculty are safe from sexual violence, harassment, and discrimination. A strong Clark community is one, where all people engage in relationships based on mutual care and respect. Both in intimate and platonic relationships, Clark expects its community members to practice effective consent.
What is Title IX?
Title IX is federal legislation that prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational activities or programs that receive federal funding. The legislation reads as follows:
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 ET. SEQ.).
Title IX protects all community members. This includes all female, male, transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students, faculty, and staff.
What is the prohibited conduct?
- Discrimination based on gender, gender identity, or gender expression
- Dating Violence/Intimate Partner Violence
- Sexual Assault
- Sexual Harassment
Clark University additionally prohibits:
- Sexual Misconduct
- Sexual Exploitation
The definitions of the conduct listed above can be found here.