Compliance with Title IX
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq. is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. (http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/cor/coord/titleix.php)
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 program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
In compliance with Title IX, Limestone University prohibits discrimination in employment as well as in all programs and activities on the basis of sex. Limestone College also prohibits sex discrimination and sexual harassment, including sexual violence.
Title IX covers all aspects of education programs and the treatment of students, including, but not limited to: admissions, recruitment, financial aid, academic programs, student treatment and services, counseling and guidance, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, vocational education, recreation, physical education, athletics, housing, and employment.
Title IX prohibits sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault and sexual violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct.
In accordance with Title IX regulations, Limestone University has designated a Title IX Coordinator and a Deputy Coordinator. Their information is outlined below:
Director of Equity and Inclusion Director of Community Values
Title IX Coordinator Title IX Deputy Coordinator
1115 College Drive 1115 College Drive
Fort D, 201 - A Dobson 201
Gaffney, SC 29340 Gaffney, SC 29340
(864) 488-8377 (864) 488-4543
If you have a complaint against a Limestone College student, faculty, staff, or administrator for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact a Title IX Coordinator or one of the Designated Deputy Coordinators.
All complaints received by a Title IX Coordinator will be investigated promptly and equitably and the results of the investigation will be shared with the both parties, within 30 days or no more than 60 days.
For more information about Limestone University’s policies which are in accordance with Title IX, policies prohibiting discrimination and sexual harassment, and for a detailed description of the grievance procedures please visit www.limestone.edu/knowyourrights.