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Title IX at Clark University

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 of the Education Amendments of 1972 is federal legislation that prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational environments that receive federal funding.

Title IX 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.)

Who does Title IX protect?

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?

Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex which includes:

  • Sexual Violence
  • Stalking
  • Dating Violence/Intimate Partner Violence
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Discrimination based on gender, gender identity, or gender expression

Clark University additionally prohibits:

  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Retaliation

The definitions of the conduct listed above can be found here

 

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Title IX Process

Options and steps that can be taken by Clark students.

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Policies

Regulations for sexual and relationship violence on campus.

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Have Questions?

Review our FAQ’s to answer any common questions.

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How to Help

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Title IX Coordinator

Lynn Levey

Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center 3rd Floor, Room 315

llevey@clarku.edu

Clark University’s Title IX Coordinator will:

  • Oversee the Title IX process for reports of possible sexual offense violations
  • Coordinate access to support and resources for individuals involved with the Title IX office
  • Educate the Clark University community about their rights, resources, and responsibilities
  • Answer questions from community members’ about Title IX and related law

Students looking for more information can contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputies in order to:

  • File a complaint or make a report of sex or gender-based discrimination, harassment, or violence.
  • Gain a greater understanding of Clark University’s policies and procedures.

 

Contact Information

Title IX Office

Office Location
  • Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center 3rd Floor,
    939 Main Street,
    Worcester MA 01610